What are some alternatives?
When comparing Node.js and Django, you can also consider the following products
Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans
Ruby on Rails - Ruby on Rails is an open source full-stack web application framework for the Ruby programming...
Meteor - Meteor is a set of new technologies for building top-quality web apps in a fraction of the time.
Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
CodeIgniter - A Fully Baked PHP Framework