Node.js vs. Yii

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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 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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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Yii?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Yii?
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What companies use Node.js?
4951 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Yii?
67 companies on StackShare use Yii
What tools integrate with Node.js?
105 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii

What are some alternatives to Node.js and Yii?

  • 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)


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