Is Node.js the Next Big Thing?

Friday Jul 8th 2011 by Cynthia Harvey

Some say the open source JavaScript runtime Node.js is about to hit mainstream consciousness.

With its ability to handle data-intensive real-time applications and provide event-driven access to Web servers, Node.js has been getting a lot more attention lately. This open source JavaScript runtime helps speed up Web app performance, and it's highly scalable. And because JavaScript is such a popular language, Node.js has a ready-made user base to tap into.

View the article for a video interview with Jason Hoffman of Joyent who discusses the benefits of Node.js in more detail.

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