What is Node.js?
Features of Node.js
Following are some of the important features that make Node.js the first choice of software architects.
Who Uses Node.js?
Following is the link on github wiki containing an exhaustive list of projects, application and companies which are using Node.js. This list includes eBay, General Electric, GoDaddy, Microsoft, PayPal, Uber, Wikipins, Yahoo!, and Yammer to name a few.
The following diagram depicts some important parts of Node.js which we will discuss in detail in the subsequent chapters.
Where to Use Node.js?
Following are the areas where Node.js is proving itself as a perfect technology partner.
Where Not to Use Node.js?
It is not advisable to use Node.js for CPU intensive applications.