Whn to use Node and when to use Rails
(update) Take this post as a naive overview, it may not reflect the most accurate reality
I am trying to do a sort of indirect comparison between Rails and Node.js. The very main reason of being indirect, is that Rails is a Framework, while Node.js is a runtime with custom libraries.
If it were be to put in a simple phrase, Rails is resourceful and Node.js is light and fast.
Lets elaborate some more..
Is the most complete open-source framework available (that I know of)! Big companies use it. It can do lots of stuff well, in an organized manner; this meaning, Rails is more than just MVC, it has a full stack of features well-integrated, at the same time being very modular. Some of the features included out of the box:
- Database adapter for the majority of them, supporting plug your own.
- Database migrations, so…
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