Use Node.js as a full cloud environment development stack

Embrace the concurrency model using asynchronous I/O via callbacks, and build a chat server

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Noah Gift and Jeremy Jones

Date archived: June 27, 2017 | First published: April 25, 2011

Explore Node.js, an event-driven I/O framework for the version 8 JavaScript™ engine on UNIX®-like platforms designed for writing scalable network programs such as web servers. This article examines the framework, the ecosystem surrounding it (including cloud offerings), and wraps up with a comprehensive example of how to build a chat server in Node.js.

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