Node.js vs. Swift

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What is Node.js?

Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
Why do you like Node.js?

Why do developers choose Swift?
Why do you like Swift?

What are the cons of using Node.js?
Downsides of Node.js?

What are the cons of using Swift?
Downsides of Swift?

What companies use Node.js?
4965 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Swift?
1174 companies on StackShare use Swift
What tools integrate with Node.js?
105 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift

What are some alternatives to Node.js and Swift?

  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

See all alternatives to Node.js

Node v11.12.0 (Current)
Node v11.11.0 (Current)
Node v10.15.3 (LTS)
Swift Playgrounds 2.0 Now Available
Swift Playgrounds 2.0 Now Available
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