Node.js vs. Tornado vs. Zend Framework

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Description

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 Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

What is Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Node.js?
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    What are the cons of using Tornado?
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    What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3421 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use Tornado?
    65 companies on StackShare use Tornado
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    33 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    93 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Tornado?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework

    What are some alternatives to Node.js, Tornado, and Zend Framework?

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    • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
    • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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