Learn, adapt and improve with Node.js technology
Stunning Features of Node.js
Learn More about the Basics of Node.Js
Now let's talk more about the approaches incorporated by Ryan Dahl, the creator of Node.js, with an aim to create swift, real-time websites with push capability.
Non-Blocking I/O Model
Node.js has a new way of serving to the web or any other type of server requests known as Non-blocking IO Operation. To put it simply, Node.js is meant to empower real-time web applications by simply adopting push technology with the two-way channel. This platform is also lightweight and single-threaded which is highly apt for data-dense real-time web applications distributed over multiple devices.
The Node Package Manager
The Node Package Manager is the default Package Manager and gets automatically installed with Node.js. The Node Package Manager was developed by Isaac Z. Schlueter and its modules are somewhat similar to that of Ruby Gems. Released on January 12, 2010, The Node Package Manager has a set of public and reusable components (an NPM ecosystem is an open source system) and the full list of packaged modules are available on the npm website. It can also be accessed using the npm CLI tool. This tool also gets automatically installed with Node.js.
The Benefits of Node.js
Following are some of the key advantages of incorporating Node.js in your stack.
Easy to Learn
Single Programming Language
Support from the Active Community