Arrow_Dropdownic_001_google+_16ic_002_xing_16Group 2ic_003_facebook_16ic_004_linkedIn_16Groupic_005_message_16ic_006_upload_16ic_007_remove_16ic_008_email_16ic_009_attachment_16ic_010_file_16ic_011_name_16ic_012_arrow_left_16ic_013_arrow_right_16ic_014_arrow_down_16ic_015_arrow_up_16ic_016_dropdown_arrow_down_16ic_016_dropdown_arrow_leftic_016_dropdown_arrow_rightic_017_K&C_dropdown_arrow_up_16ic_018_language_16ic_019_Quote_16ic_020_+_16ic_021_=_16ic_022_phone_16ic_023_twitter_16ic_024_position_16ic_025_company_16ic_026_search_16ic_027_mobile_16ic_028_fax_16ic_029_location_16ic_030_enlarge_16ic_031_downscale_16ic_032_contactic_download_normal_16pxic_033_skype_16ic_006_download_16 copySearchGroup 26Rss_font_awesomeK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxK&C_Icons_32pxic_agile_128ic_business_128ic_agile_white_128ic_banknote_smile_128ic_business_128ic_business_128ic_checkmark_128ic_client_team_manager_128ic_code_file_128ic_code_files_128ic_corporate_cloud_platforms_128ic_crossplatform_apps_128ic_dedicated_team_128ic_developer_128ic_development_team_128ic_enterprise_128ic_faster_timeframe_128ic_fixed_price_128ic_graph_down_128ic_graph_down_128ic_hourly_128ic_hourly_white_128ic_information_finder_128ic_junior_developer_128ic_managed_team_128ic_message_128ic_mobile_app_startups_128ic_mobile_development_128ic_mobile_development_up_128ic_mobile_devices_128ic_multiplatform_128ic_multiplatform_white_128ic_pricetag_128ic_project_checklist_128ic_project_management_128ic_project_management_team_128ic_research_and_development_team_128ic_scalable_team_128ic_senior_developer_128ic_smaller_codebase_128ic_smaller_price_128ic_startup_128ic_team_manager_128ic_three_times_faster_128Consul_VerticalLogo_FullColorPacker_VerticalLogo_FullColorTerraform_VerticalLogo_FullColorVault_VerticalLogo_FullColorethereum_black_64ic_Interest_based_64ic_acrivate_card_64ic_api_client_64ic_application_architecture_64ic_application_architecture_ white_64ic_application_development_user_64ic_application_development_user_64ic_arrow_down_64ic_automated_backups_64ic_automated_infrastructure_provisioning_64ic_automated_infrastructure_provisioning_white_64ic_automated_storage_64ic_automated_storage_64ic_automation_64ic_microservice_architecture_64ic_avaliability_across_the_world_64ic_avaliability_across_the_world_white_64ic_blockchain_64ic_blockchain_white_64ic_brackets_64ic_brackets_64ic_build_64ic_build_64ic_build_64ic_business_64ic_business_partnership_64ic_business_partnership_white_64ic_business_64ic_calculator_64ic_calendar_64ic_calendar_64ic_car_rent_64ic_card_renewal_64ic_chat_64ic_chat_bubbles_64ic_chat_bubbles_64ic_chat_white_64ic_checklist_64ic_checkmark_64ic_blockchain_64ic_smart_development_64ic_blockchain_consulting_64ic_checkmark_white_64ic_clock_64ic_clock_white_64ic_cloud_media_64ic_cloud_solutionsic_cloud_solutions_whiteic_cluster_64ic_cluster_white_64ic_code_base_optimization_64ic_coding_64ic_coding_white_64ic_commenting_widget_64ic_commenting_widget_64ic_containers_64ic_containers_white_64ic_continious_64ic_continious_delivery_64ic_continious_delivery_white_64ic_continious_release_64ic_continious_release_white_64ic_continious_white_64ic_cost_saving_64ic_cost_saving_white_64ic_cpu_load_64ic_credit_card_64ic_crossplatform_app_development_64ic_crossplatform_app_development_white_64ic_custom_crm_64ic_custom_crm_64ic_independence_consulring_64ic_database_calls_64ic_database_calls_white_64ic_dedicated_teams_64ic_dedicated_teams_64ic_desktop_application_user_64ic_desktop_application_user_64ic_desktop_code_64ic_desktop_code_white_64ic_developer_64ic_developer_white_64ic_development_64ic_devops_64ic_devops_64ic_documents_64ic_documents_graph_64ic_documents_graph_white_64ic_documents_white_64ic_download_presentation_64ic_education_64ic_email_open_64ic_email_open_white_64ic_environment_healthcheckethereum_white_64ic_euro_64ic_euro_white_64ic_failure_solved_64ic_gdpr_64ic_globe_outlines_64ic_good_quality_64ic_high_load_websites_64ic_high_load_websites_white_64ic_hotel_booking_64ic_inability_64ic_inability_white_64ic_increase_64ic_increase_white_64ic_increasing_team_64ic_independence_64ic_integration_64ic_it_outsourcing_64ic_it_outsourcing_64ic_knowledge_sharing_64ic_mobile_devices_64ic_laptop_user_64ic_laptop_user_white_64ic_launch_64ic_launch_white_64ic_learning_64ic_learning_two_white_64ic_lighthouse_64ic_link_64ic_load_balancer_64ic_load_balancer_64ic_load_card_64ic_lock_64ic_lock_white_64ic_low_cost_64ic_low_load_websites_64ic_maintenance_tools_64ic_maintenance_tools_white_64ic_media_player_64ic_media_player_white_64ic_messaging_platforms_64ic_microservice_architecture_64ic_microservices_64ic_microservices_64ic_mobile_app_64ic_mobile_app_64ic_mobile_content_64ic_mobile_development_64ic_mobile_development_white_64ic_mobile_devices_64ic_mobile_devices_white_64ic_mobile_payments_64ic_mobile_social_media_applications_64ic_mobile_workflows_64ic_money_transfers_64ic_multimedia_sharing_64ic_multimedia_sharing_white_64ic_my_garage_64ic_no_access_64ic_no_access_white_64ic_no_oldschool_64ic_online_marketplaces_64ic_online_marketplaces_white_64ic_online_trading_64ic_online_trading_64ic_pair_device_64ic_parallels_64ic_parallels_white_64ic_passcode_64ic_payment_systems_64ic_performance_64ic_performance_issues_64ic_performance_issues_white_64ic_performance_white_64ic_plane_64ic_plane_white_64ic_plus_64ic_plus_64ic_pricetags_64ic_pricetags_64ic_product_64ic_product_search_64ic_product_white_64ic_productivity_tools_64ic_productivity_tools_64ic_project_delivery_64ic_project_delivery_white_64ic_project_management_64ic_project_management_collaboration_64ic_project_management_team_64ic_project_management_team_white_64ic_project_risks_reduced_64ic_quality_mark_64ic_quality_mark_64ic_quality_mark_white_64ic_question_64ic_react_native_64ic_response_time_64ic_response_time_white_64ic_rest_api_64ic_retail_64ic_transparency_consulting_64ic_scale_up_64ic_scale_up_white_64ic_security_64ic_security_64ic_self_healing_64ic_self_healing_64 copyic_send_money_64ic_server_64ic_server_white_64ic_shopping_64ic_shopping_white_64ic_sleep_mode_64ic_small_is_beautiful_64ic_smaller_price_64ic_social_benefits_64ic_social_connections_64ic_socket_64Group 20ic_spare_parts_for_cars_64ic_spare_parts_for_cars_white_64ic_speedometer_64ic_performance_consulting_64ic_speedometer_white_64ic_startup_64ic_startup_white _64ic_target_64ic_team_64ic_testing_64ic_testing_checklist_64ic_testing_checklist_white_64ic_testing_white_64ic_three_times_faster_64ic_touch_64ic_touch_id_64ic_touch_white_64ic_transparency_64ic_ui_design_desktop_64ic_ui_design_mobile_64ic_ui_design_mobile_white_64ic_umbrella_64ic_umbrella_64ic_umbrella_white_64ic_up_and_down_scaling_64ic_up_and_down_scaling_64ic_users_64ic_users_white_64ic_ux_design_64ic_ux_design_desktop_64ic_ux_design_64ic_ux_design_white_64ic_vehicle_64ic_web_based_search_64ic_web_based_search_white_64ic_web_browser_code_64ic_web_browser_developer_mode_64ic_web_browser_user_64ic_web_development_64ic_web_development_white_64ic_web_portals_64ic_web_portals_64ic_web_user_64ic_web_user_white64ic_workflow_64ic_workflow_steps_64ic_workflow_steps_white_64ic_workflow_white_64ic_working_environment_64solidity_blackGroup 19

Node.js vs. Angular.js – Two Sides of the Same Coin

We want to make it clear: comparing Node.js with Angular.js will take a good deal of your time. And the reason does not lie in the numerous factors that are worth mentioning. It lies in the fact that the above concepts can not fundamentally be compared. To understand why, we suggest contemplating the ingredients we need for the successful development of any web application apart from a team of professionals. In general, there are three essential components:



-Front-end

-Back-end

-Database


Front-end is what you can see on the screen (pages, images, pop-ups, and so on) and what is also referred to as a the client-side, that is, all the machines that execute client software programs.


At the beginning of web development history, just using HTML was enough. However, when JavaScript with CSS appeared, everything changed. The JavaScript language added complexity to the development of the visual part of an app. To create ideas, which have become even more intricate, while at the same time keeping code clear and structured, libraries, like midori, Dojo Toolkit, or jQuery, and frameworks, like Vue.js, Ember.js, or Angular.js were invented.


Back-end is what a regular user can’t see on the screen. Back-end represents a server (or server-side) that can be located in any part of the world and functions as a bedrock for the whole app exposing restful API's for Angular applications. What can we do with the help of a server? We can fetch data from a database, process it, and send further in response to client requests.


A database can be imagined as a big card catalogue. It has many application possibilities – for content management, fixing relationships with customers, invoices, accounts, and events. There are different ways to structure information in the database. With this, you can choose Relational/SQL database (MySql, Postgres, Oracle) or one of the noSQL databases like MongoDB.


Here, we need to grasp that Node.js is not “versus” Angular.js but “with” Angular.js – they are in the same boat!

Node.js

Node.js is a cross-platform runtime environment for the server-side web applications written in JavaScript. It is open-source, based on JS engine V8. This platform emerged in 2009, and this was the first time JavaScript technology was used for server-side development.

Nowadays, Node.js is highly valued due to its rapid learning curve and speed. This is seen from Stack Overflow’s research , where Node.js is the most popular technology among developers.

One more reason for its traction is how frequently of JavaScript in general is used. A powerful community, which formed around the platform and the size of which is steadily growing, proves this.

Angular.js

Angular.js is a JavaScript open-source front-end framework for dynamic web applications. It is supported by Google as well as a vast community. This framework is mainly appropriate for the development of single-page client-side applications. The primary target of Angular.js is the expansion of browser-based applications with the help of the MVC template and simplification of testing and development in general.

MEAN

We hope that you have understood the main reason to stop comparing Node.js and Angular.js from the above information. The first is the platform, and it relates to the backend (server-side), and Angular.js is a framework that relates to the front-end (client-side). Both are based on JavaScript. So, they are like relatives living in different towns.


And with this knowledge, one reasonable question comes to mind: is it possible to use them both in a single application? The answer: it is not only possible but recommended. A bright illustration of this is MEAN Stack.


MEAN is a collection of the technologies that are based on the JavaScript language. It’s an acronym, with the first letter of each technology creating the whole name.


M. – Mongo DB – NoSQL database

E. – Express.js – a Node.js web application framework

A. – Angular.js – front-end framework

N. – Node.js – JavaScript runtime environment


The most exciting thing about this MEAN stack is that it allows writing both the client and server sides in JavaScript. So, how do they all function?



-Angular.js is applied for the development of the client side.

-The server side is maintained with the platform Node.js, that is, the Express.js framework is used.

-Also, Express.js is used when writing an API.

-And MongoDB is for storing data.


From this, we can see how Angular.js and Node.js can simultaneously be used for the development of a single web application.



Conclusion

This article was created to dispel one more misconception in the IT world: Node.js vs. Angular.js. We hope that we have now explained this! As far as web development goes, the K&C team is always an advocate of the literacy of our clients and partners.

SHARE WITH FRIENDS
You might find this interesting
Our cases
Bosch Classic Cars - Digital Engagement Platform for 19K Vintage Car Owners
Our cases
Liferay Portal Performance Tuning Services for a Major Online Gaming Software Supplier
Our cases
How to apply React Native while developing heavy cross-platform mobile apps
E-book
How to Secure Web Product Development — FREE eBook
E-book
Digital Transformation: the Philosopher’s Stone of Economic Growth
Our cases
Reference: Major producer of auto electronics and spare parts
Our cases
Micro-service Architecture for New AngularJS Application - Case Study
Our cases
Portal Performance Tuning For Major German Travel Agency
E-book
Top Tools for Cost-Effective Web Development — eBook
Our cases
Reformation of Deployment Cycle for Bosch Classic Cars Portal
Our cases
Fast and Lightweight Mobile Application based on PhoneGap/ Cordova
Our cases
Drivelog.de — Web Marketplace for Car Owners and Service Providers
E-book
Determining Approaches to Mobile App Development
Our cases
The Platform Providing Event Organization
Our cases
VAIX - Fault tolerant infrastructure for 24/7 high-load machine learning service
Web,DevOps,Our cases
Our case: Marketplace for gaming goods
Outsourcing,Other
Hybrid, SaaS+PaaS, IoT: Cloud Trends to Catch in 2018
Web
Angular 2.0 vs Angular 1.4. What fits you best?
Web,Outsourcing,Testing
Sicherheit für Web-Anwendungen - dank Threat Modeling
Web
How to Motivate Your Dedicated Team to Work with Legacy Projects
Web
Fintech Apps - A Lucrative Solution for Customers and Businesses Alike
Outsourcing,Other
How to Control Agile Development: Progress and Costs
Web
Three Authentication Approaches to Keep Your Clients Safe
Web
What's New in React 16.3.0 - 16.4.2: Features Overview
Web
A Guidance for Keeping Your Web Development Project Within the Budget: Three Key Pillars
DevOps,Outsourcing,Other
ROCKET.CHAT as an internal messaging system and helpdesk platform
DevOps
How We Manage Our Infrastructure with Chef
Web
Advanced Technologies for Marketing Automation
Web
Centralized Logging with Logstash, Elasticsearch & Kibana
Other
Culture eats technology for breakfast
Web
K&C insights: how to make your workflow work for you
Other
I’m Tired of Blockchain Hype, Are You?
Web
Node.js 10.0.0: Everyone’s Favorite Got Even Better
Web
Technologies that Foster Digital Transformation
DevOps
How We Use Ansіble for Configuration of Our Environments
DevOps,Outsourcing,Other
How to setup Kubernetes cluster on AWS
DevOps
DevOps with Puppet: Tips on Setting it up for Configuring Servers
Other,Marketing
How to Become a Leader in Your Market
Mobile
Reasons to believe in Ionic hybrid app
DevOps
How to start services on Linux
Web
Agile and DevOps are Key Drivers of Digital Transformation
Web,Our cases
White Label: A Customized Software Solution from a Business and Tech Perspective
Web,Outsourcing,Testing
Web App Security 101: Keep Calm and Do Threat Modeling
Web
Scaling software solutions - how it works
Other
Don’t Treat Me Like a Fool: The worst thing you can do for your business
Web,Other
Dedicated Teams for Web Development: Choice Criteria to be Checked
Web,Other
How to Make Your Web Solution Rock: 7 Areas to Check
Web,Outsourcing
Migration from Angular 1 to Angular 5
Mobile
Native or Hybrid Apps: A Quick Comparison
DevOps
Setting Up: Traefik Balancer In Rancher Cloud
Web,Outsourcing,Amazon Web Services
DEBUGGING AWS LAMBDA FUNCTIONS
Other
Europe’s Big Payments Directive PSD2
Web,Amazon Web Services
Monolith, Microservices, Serverless... Are We in the Middle of the Way?
DevOps
DevOps: Kubernetes Federation on Google Cloud Platform
DevOps,Amazon Web Services
Kubernetes at the Forefront of Secure Microservices Future
Other
The Power of the Holistic Business Analysis
Outsourcing,Other
How to Ramp up Your Team Wisely
Web
A secret formula of an agile dream team
Web,Outsourcing
Angular 6 vs. Ember 3
DevOps
Use case: how to build and run Docker containers with NVIDIA GPUs
DevOps
DevOps As DevSecOps – Full Integration of Threat Protection Without Compromising Deadlines of Budgets
Web,Mobile,Back-end,Amazon Web Services
Why Enterprises Choose Serverless Architecture
DevOps
What to Choose: NFS or CEPH?
Web,Other
GoLang: Features, Pros and Cons
DevOps,Outsourcing
Rancher 2.0: A Quick Look at the New Version
Web,Outsourcing
Why It’s Better to Use Vue.js than Angular and React in 2018
Web,Outsourcing,Other
How a Company Can Benefit from White Label: K&C experience
Other
Big Data: Why Your Business Needs it ASAP
Outsourcing
SCALED AGILE FRAMEWORKS: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO WHICH, WHY AND HOW
Web
SEO Tips & Tricks for Single Page Web Applications
Web
Web App Security 101: How to Defend Against a Brute Force Attack
Web
4 Time-Saving Ways to Test Your Cross Platform Mobile App
Web
JQuery vs. Angular: Ad Astra per Aspera
DevOps
Kubernetes backup with Heptio Ark
DevOps
Hashicorp in Kubernetes: The short guide for Consul & Vault
Web,Outsourcing
Angular 7 vs React
Web,Other
SSR or CSR for Progressive Web App
Other
Ember, jQuery, Angular, React, Vue: What to Choose?
Other
GDPR: Smart Practices
Web,Outsourcing,Other
Angular vs. React vs. Vue – Let the Fight Start!
DevOps
Docker: Virtualize Your Development Environment Right
Outsourcing,Other
Fortschritt und Kosten im Griff: agile Software-Entwicklung unter kontrollierten Bedingungen
Web,Other
Progressive Web Apps and Why You May Need Them
Web,Outsourcing
ANGULAR 6 versus REACT 16.3
DevOps
How to Build a Rancher & Docker Based Cloud
Web,Outsourcing,Other
Angular 5.0.0 – A Better Version of Itself
Outsourcing
The BPM in the Microservice Environment
Web
Cost efficient technologies
Outsourcing,Testing
Die Rolle des QS-Teams in Software-Projekten
Web,Outsourcing
Angular 6 Will Be A Hit
DevOps,Outsourcing
AWS DevOps: A New Way to Run Business
DevOps
Installation and setting up: Nextcloud as a local network storage on CentOS7
Web,Outsourcing,Other
JS Frameworks: The Trendiest Frameworks You Should Know
Web,Outsourcing,Other
JavaScript & WebSockets: How to Build Real-Time Applications
Web,Mobile,Outsourcing
Web-Anwendungen ziehen mit Mobile-Apps gleich
Outsourcing,Testing
How the QA Team Tests Your Project
Web,Outsourcing,Other
Angular 5 VS React.js – Who’s Going to Set the Tone in the Upcoming Year?
Web
All You Need to Know About Web App Security Now
Web,Outsourcing,Other
Golang vs. Node.js
Web
Microservices… when do we need them?
Web,Mobile,Outsourcing,Other
All You Wanted to Know About Chatbot Platforms
Web
Plan to Succeed: 4 Tips for Building Scalable Software
Marketing
Аudience-based Marketing
Web
Angular 4 vs React – what to choose in 2017
Web,DevOps,Outsourcing
DevOps als DevSecOps – Integrierter Schutz vor Bedrohungen ohne Termin- und Budgetüberschreitung
Web,Outsourcing,Testing
QA for CxOs: How to Hire and Outsource
Web,Other
JAMSTACK IS THE NEW FACE OF STATIC SITES
Web
Cloud Deployment: Overview of Options
Other
How to Convert Your Business to an Amazon-Style Market Leader
Web
When Microservices Help Make Future-Ready Products
Testing
What Is Quality Assurance and Why You Need It Immediately
Web
Debunking imaginary shortcomings of cross-platform frameworks
Web,Mobile,Back-end,Amazon Web Services
Serverless Architecture for Modern Apps: Stacks Providers & Caveats
DevOps,Outsourcing,Amazon Web Services
Information Security with AWS DevOps
DevOps,Other
Security in Kubernetes and How Companies Can Benefit from It
Our cases
How to Save Money Using Your Own Infrastructure
Other
Swimming with Sharks