Exploring Node.js with Mark Hinkle, the Executive Director of the Node.js Foundation

Even though JavaScript has been around for more than 20 years, it’s becoming the first class citizen for developing enterprise applications. There is a huge developer community behind this technology.

What makes things even more interesting is that, with Node.js, JavaScript can run on server, so developers can write applications that run end-to-end in JavaScript. Node.js is very well suited for service applications because server applications are increasingly becoming single function event-driven microservices.

That’s not all. “Node.js is the number one workload across a serverless infrastructure out there. It was the first solution that ran on Amazon Lambda, Google functions. It’s the largest workload that runs on an IBM Bluemix,” said Mark Hinkle

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