Node.js is one of the newest and most exciting open web technologies to surface in the last few years. This presentation explores considerations for business stakeholders and technology decision-makers looking to switch their existing stacks to Node.js. Mike examines questions like: What is Node.js? What are the benefits from using Node.js? What are the drawbacks? Who is using this technology today? In a world of people demanding responsive, real-time applications, Node.js makes a compelling argument for change. Mike includes case studies from companies like LinkedIn and Yammer to illustrate the business cases that make sense.
Node.js (Node) , the brain child of Ryan Dahl, was released in 2009 when he worked for Joyent, Inc. Node is one of the most hyped technologies to arrive on the web development scene, though it is also one of the most misunderstood.