Stack up the Stacks: a Comparison of Modern Web Development Tools.

Long Form


Comparing RoR, Node.js, Django, Lift, and Spring MVC in code.


This forum involves an overview comparison of open source web stacks including: RoR, Node.js, Django, Lift, and Spring MVC. The presentation will include a basic 3 tier reference application implemented in these technologies as well as other topics related to web stack development.

Speaking experience

I have spoken at 10+ Events over the last 5 years including Portland Code Camp and Portland Area Dot Net Users Group. Along with this, I have a trainer of development technologies for over 7 years. I look forward to presenting at my first Open Source Bridge event.


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    Nick Muhonen

    Useable Concepts Incorporated


    Nick Muhonen, a Portland area software engineer and architect, has been helping the development community learn “not so understandables” for over 13 years. He is current assisting local area businesses with his consulting company Useable Concepts Incorporated.