Top 10 Node JS Framework

Node JS

Node.js is an open-source, multi-platform JavaScript run-time environment.
It executes the JavaScript code server-side.
In client-side scripting, two things are done.


Firstly, the scripts are written in JavaScript.
Then these scripts are embedded in a webpage's HTML. After embedding them, these scripts are run client-side by a JavaScript engine. This JavaScript engine is present in the user’s browser.

It allows developers to use JavaScript for server-side scripting.
With the help of Node.js, web application development gets unified around a single programming language, rather than using different languages for server-side scripts and different languages for client-side scripts.

Node.js has an event-driven framework.
It is capable of asynchronous input and output. It aims to optimize web applications with many input/output operations, as well as for real-time Web applications.

Following corporations that use Node.js software are:

  • GoDaddy
  • Groupon
  • IBM
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft
  • Netflix
  • PayPal
  • Rakuten
  • SAP
  • Tuenti
  • Voxer
  • Walmart
  • Yahoo

Top 10 Node Js. Frameworks

1. Hapi.js

Hapi.js is a Node.js web framework used to build application program interfaces.
The framework has a solid plugin system.
Some of its features include:

  • Input validation
  • Configuration-based functionality
  • Implement caching
  • Error handling

2. is a Node.js server framework used to build real-time web applications.
It allows event-driven communication between web clients and server. works both as a client-side library and as a server-side library.

3. Express.js

Express.js is one of the important web frameworks for Node.js.
It is a framework used for building a host of web and mobile applications.
It is also used to build application programming interfaces.

4. Mojito

Mojito is a JavaScript framework.
Mojito can run on both the client side and the server.
Mojito is an MVC framework, and it offers various features.

5. Meteor

Meteor is an open-source, model-view-controller (MVC) framework for building websites and web/mobile applications.

6. Derby

Derby is an MVC framework for both client-side and server-side.
It is used to create mobile and web applications.
It uses server rendering which allows fast page loads, search engine support and HTML templates.

7. Mean.js

Mean.js is a framework to build web applications using NoSQL database, MongoDB as well as Angular.js for the front-end and Express.js/Node.js for the backend.

8. Sails.js

Sails.js uses MVC pattern to implement APIs.
It is used in building real-time chat applications, dashboards, and multiplayer games.
It is used to create browser-based applications.

9. Koa.js

Koa.js is used to build web applications and APIs.
It uses generators to deal with callbacks and increase the capabilities for handling errors.

10. Total.js

Total.js works on model-view-controller (MVC) software architecture.
It is extensible and asynchronous.
It supports RESTful routing mechanism.
It also supports web sockets and media streaming.


Ease of installation, how active the network is, documentation, etc.
should be kept in mind while choosing the right framework.


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Thank you for writing interesting articles. I am looking forward to sharing your knowledge.

AdonisJS is more used than some of the frameworks in this article.


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