Groovy vs Node.js: What are the differences?
What is Groovy? A dynamic language for the Java platform. Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.
Groovy and Node.js are primarily classified as "Languages" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.
"Java platform" is the top reason why over 38 developers like Groovy, while over 1320 developers mention "Npm" as the leading cause for choosing Node.js.
Groovy and Node.js are both open source tools. It seems that Node.js with 35.5K GitHub stars and 7.78K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Groovy with 1.49K GitHub stars and 414 GitHub forks.
reddit, Slack, and MIT are some of the popular companies that use Node.js, whereas Groovy is used by Starbucks, PedidosYa, and Cask. Node.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4055 company stacks & 3897 developers stacks; compared to Groovy, which is listed in 78 company stacks and 73 developer stacks.
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