Using a model which is not only event-driven but is also known for nonblocking I/O leaving no threads, Node.js makes least use of memory and CPU resources. A Node.js Web server, unlike other frameworks, can easily run just with a mere 512MB memory over a cloud and Docker container of 512MB.
Node.js is highly acclaimed framework over the web with more than 35,000 stars on GitHub and several thousand forks. It is backed by more than 600 contributors to date. Moreover, we have had an array of most successful Node.js apps so far.
The MVW pattern can sound weird in the ears, but it refers inclusion of several patterns under just one name. This includes Model-View-Controller, Model-View-ViewModel, and Model-View-Presenter.
AngularJS is known for automatically syncing UI data. This allows easy structuring of the app and testing it whenever necessary with easy.
Further, AngularJS makes the browser learn a few important things like doing o dependency injection and inverting controls. It was first developed by Google and it is open source framework.
There is a robust AngularJS community with more than 1,200 contributors on GitHub, besides the repository of 40,000 stars and more than 18,000 forks till date.
React has become immensely popular for fast single page web-based app development and at present, the React repository on GitHub has more than 26,000 stars. The framework comes with robust native capability with React Native for native iOS controls. Similarly, ReactJS.Net even allows integration with ASP.Net and C#.
The internals of Ember.js and majority of the codes while writing an app occurs in a run loop. This run loop which is used for batching and ordering ensures optimum efficiency.
Originally released in 2011, Ember.js makes performance glitch free just by scheduling tasks on specific queues. As per the priority, queues are processed in order and enables an easy to learn the platform.
Obviously, other frameworks may look equally deserving to make to our list here. But it is precisely the recognitions and awards offered to these frameworks led us to list them above.