[erlang-questions] node.js vs erlang

Mark Nijhof mark.nijhof@REDACTED
Tue Jun 17 23:02:09 CEST 2014

I just found this:
which I think is an interesting comparison

And here is an interesting thread as well:


On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 10:53 PM, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@REDACTED
> wrote:

> Folks,
> Let's not forget what node.js is, and it's intent:  It's an implementation
> of server-side javascript, pure and simple.
> Personally, I liked Jaxer (before it died) better.  Where node.js is
> framed more as a general purpose environment, Jaxer was framed more as
> "let's push some the browser to the server" - which was just perfect for
> things like database access, comms access, etc. Essentially it was 'write a
> web page/app with javascript, then designate some of it for server-side
> execution.'
> And Aptana did a nice job of an IDE for both client- and server- side code.
> Miles Fidelman
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