Node.js uses a non-blocking event-based model that makes it light and efficient, perfect for high-intensity real-time data applications that run on distributed devices.
Among the countless web based Node.js, we chose Express.js for its simplicity and versatility.
Unlike Ruby on Rails, Express.js does not impose any conventions or libraries: you can connect to any database using the package you prefer as well as implement interfaces without any technology constraints.
Finally, the asynchronous nature of Node.js makes it the preferred choice for all applications that need to handle countless simultaneous accesses; realtime applications like chat and chatbot; API for single page applications or for mobile applications.
Read the article write by our Software Architect Stefano Mancini about Node.js application boilerplate.