for building fast and scalable web applications and its popularity has grown
tremendously for the last couple of years. It has an event-driven architecture and
asynchronous I/O model making Node.js most unique compared to other technologies.
Walmart, PayPal, Yahoo, and other 500 companies, have leveraged Node.js as the
for their web applications.
Benefits of using Node
- NodeJS community grows rapidly
- Offers easy scalability for different sizes of applications
- Event-Driven I/O model allows handling of concurrent requests
- Productivity and effectiveness of NodeJS is amazing
NodeJS is perfect for
- Real-time web applications
- Streaming applications
- Messaging / chats / social media
- Virtual emulator or multiplayer games
- Third-party API and microservices