Technology Architecture Rationale - AtlantaDNA/permitstation Wiki

Considered: StackMob, Parse.com, WordPress workflow plugin (e.g. Joget)

Node.js was favored for its ability to build scalable RESTful web services using JavaScript with the most flexibility to add server-side logic (e.g., sending PDF files to Google Docs) that StackMob and Parse.com didn't provide at the time. Eyeing future tie-in w/ Amazon Simple Workflow Service...