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- Node.js for Java developers
Node.js untangles concurrency by replacing the Java platform's standard, multithreaded approach with single-threaded, event-driven I/O. In this article, Andrew Glover introduces Node.js and explains why its event-driven concurrency has sparked so much interest, even among die-hard Java developers. He then shows you how to leverage Node's Express framework, Mongolian DeadBeef, and MongoDB to build a concurrent, scalable, and persistent web application.
- Getting started with Node.js (video demo)
Learn what Node.js is and how to get started using it in this brief introduction.
- Node.js: Beyond the basics (knowledge path)
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