Popular Node.JS frameworks used in application development

by vishal tripathi Digital Markiting Expart

With the dawn of Node.JS, it has become easier for the developers to accomplish that was impossible before. A single language can be used for writing scripts and codes for client and server side. Therefore, it holds great importance in the field of Application development.

In order to lead impeccable development, the developers are continuously working to design frameworks that can offer error-free and effective development of software, applications, and websites.

Frameworks have inbuilt feature, functionalities, and libraries that help the developers to make the software or application scalable. It adds on to the growth of the site without the creating any hassle in between.

In this article, we will talk about the following popular Node.JS frameworks,

1. Sales.JS

The application is commonly used to writes scripts for a real-time application like chatting, dashboard applications, games, etc. The framework is built on JavaScript and has MVC pattern at the base. It emerges as a free and open source to lead the web-based application development. The integration of Waterline.JS also helps in supporting object-relational mapping and database solutions.

2. Hapi.JS

Initially created using Express.JS, the framework had limitations and therefore, could not meet some specific requirements. Hence, Walmart created it as a separate, open-source, lightweight, and high-performance framework with an intent to divert the traffic on e-commerce sites during the Black Friday event. It helps to create static website development and provides support for MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL. It can be used to implement a website server, an API server, and an HTTP proxy.

3. NestJS

NestJS is a newly added framework to the list. It has inbuilt dependency injection container and has opened gates for microservice architecture, event sourcing, and domain-driven design. It supports server side scripting and leads custom software development services. It helps in providing extended and loosely coupled software solutions.

4. Loopback

It has a default API explorer that helps to get connected with various back-end resources. Developed by Express.JS the framework also supports several databases. The framework allows the developers to create dynamic APIs, allows third-party login, and adds the feature of file management.

5. Derby.JS

It is a full stack framework that has MVC patterns. It is in creating real-time mobile applications. It can also be used to develop third-party modules and efficient web applications. The framework also organizes the codes and leads the creation of HTML templates for website design and development.

6. Mean.IO

It is another free, sturdy, an open-source platform that is used to build dynamic websites. It has an inbuilt component of four major frameworks and thus, supports the development of robust and scalable web applications.

7. Total.JS

It is based on MVC pattern that supports the development of server-side web applications. It supports all the databases and excludes the dependencies when creating client and server side of an application.

8. Mojito

Written in JavaScript and based on Yahoo! Cocktails, the platform is used to lead mobile application development. It can run both - client and server side of the application and effectively fetches the data. It has several tools and also supports unit testing.


After studying the frameworks, one must keep in mind the requirements and the type of application that one has to develop. Once you are sure of what has to be integrated into the application, only then the development must begin on the particular platform.

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About vishal tripathi Senior   Digital Markiting Expart

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Joined APSense since, June 19th, 2017, From Noida, India.

Created on Jan 31st 2019 06:34. Viewed 631 times.


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