The Ultimate Guide to NodeJS Web Development
What is Node.js
The Node Package Manager (npm) was introduced in 2010. It allowed developers to use code modules ublished by others in their own projects. There was no official ECMAScript module standard at the time, so Node.js and npm adopted CommonJS.
The first (non-beta) release of Node.js arrived in 2015, with updates promised every six months.
Why Learn Node.js?
developers will have encountered Node.js tools.
Below, we’ll look at some of the reasons you should consider using Node.js.
Server-side languages are more diverse. Historically, developers could opt for PHP, Ruby, Python, C# (ASP.NET), Perl, or Java, but these have different syntaxes and concepts. It can be difficult to switch contexts, so larger project teams often split into frontend and backend developers.