Node.js Basics

In this article I will write about how to start developing applications with Node.js with some simples examples. These examples are very simple, they are only supposed to show the basic concepts and not to be view as production ready code. The idea is to keep it simple.


What is Node.js?

In the official Node.js site is written:

“Node.js® is a platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. 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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