What is Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
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- Ability to handle thousands of concurrent connections with minimal overhead on a single process.
- Node’s goal is to provide an easy way to build scalable network programs.
- Node is similar in design to and influenced by systems like Ruby’s Event Machine or Python’s Twisted.