Making web apps using server-side JavaScript using node.js

node.js is a package that can be used to make web applications that run JavaScript on the server side.

Installing node also provides a JavaScript CLI (REPL) on Unix/Windows/Mac systems, as well as a way to use JavaScript as a basic scripting language (separated from any web browser.)


The following is true of webapps written in Node:

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