What is different about Node.js?
The discussion on Node.js is incomplete if we do not understand the built-in support for package management using the NPM or the Node Package Manager tool that comes by default with every Node.js installation. Here are some of the most popular NPM modules:
Connect is an extensible HTTP server framework for Node.js, which provides a collection of high performance plug-ins known as middleware.
Express.js is a Sinatra inspired web development framework for Node.js which is used by default in majority of node.js apps.
These are server side component of the two most common web sockets components out there.
This is probably the most common utility to ensure that a given node script runs continuously.
The list is endless as there are a lot of really useful packages available.
If you are interested in having your own hangout, it is possible with node.js.
With the help of node.js web kit, a chat application that will run on Windows, Mac and Linux can be made very comfortably.
If we use socket.io with node.js, we can run a presentation on the laptop using our smat phone as a remote control.
Node.js offers a great drawing tool that can be used by several people at the same time.
There is a lot more that can be done using node.js and this can really bring the entire creative world at your finger tips.
There are endless possibilities for creating an app or a tool using node.js. This is the reason why, one should hire a node.js developer for your next web or mobile app development project. Looking for one? You can talk to the senior node.js developer at Miracle Group to understand the further possibilities and how it can help in your project.