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Node.js vs Yii: What are the differences?

Node.js: A platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. 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; Yii: A high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications. Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

Node.js and Yii can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Npm" is the top reason why over 1320 developers like Node.js, while over 35 developers mention "Open source" as the leading cause for choosing Yii.

Node.js and Yii are both open source tools. Node.js with 35.5K GitHub stars and 7.78K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Yii with 4.87K GitHub stars and 2.21K GitHub forks.

Uber Technologies, Netflix, and Medium are some of the popular companies that use Node.js, whereas Yii is used by 180vita, Utrip, and FreshMail. Node.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4055 company stacks & 3899 developers stacks; compared to Yii, which is listed in 48 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.

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 Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
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