Static Version This was the sixth in a series of posts leading up to Node.js Knockout on how to use node.js. This post was written by 10gen and is cross-posted from their blog. 10gen is the corporate sponsor of MongoDB. MongoDB bridges the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which provide rich queries and deep functionality). Node.js and MongoDB
An example: Webserver This simple web server written in Node responds with "Hello World" for every request. To run the server, put the code into a file example.js and execute it with the node program from the command line: % node example.js Server running at http://127.0.0.1:1337/ Here is an example of a simple TCP server which listens on port 1337 and echoes whatever you send it:
No, not “because I said so.” The best reason to pay attention to node.js is the audience that is paying attention to it. Joe Shaw’s pointer the other day was just the latest in a string of node.js mentions. By now you’ve probably heard that the folks from Heroku recently – as in two weeks ago yesterday – announced experimental support for the project to a shortlist of their users. Less visible are projects such as the Gilt Group funded real-time web analytics project Hummingbird (that link’s courtesy of Jeff Waugh), currently a trending repo on Github, fanout.js – a node based pubsub messaging server (that one’s via Dion Almaer), or others like nodewiki, a wiki built from node and Redis. What is node.js?
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eventmachine @ GitHub
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