Top Reasons To use Node.Js

by Proximity CRC Nearshore Software Development
More and more startups are entering the businesses with new and innovative technologies to make their mark. Some of these new technologies are proving a blessing even for old and large enterprises. It is a reality that any new technology propagates like a wave in the market. Node.js is also one of those technologies that have proven to be a game changer in the market.


Node.js is an open source cross platform based on JavaScript. It provides the developers a JavaScript runtime environment to develop new web tools and web applications. All the new developments in the field of web are due to Node.js technology. Since its invention in 2009, many businesses have benefitted a lot by shifting to it. Walmart and LinkedIn are the two top businesses that have moved to Node.js and have increased their customer databases.

Top Reasons to Use Node.js

Every new technology brings some advantages for businesses. Node.js, being the latest technology, has benefitted the developers a lot in web development tools and applications. The following are some of the reasons to use Node.js in Web Development.


The very first and the most important reason to use Node.js is the lightening fast speed it brings. This increased speed is due to V8 engine which is on which the Node.js is based. This V8 engine has the ability to translate JavaScript into local machine codes and increase speed. Another reason for this increased speed is the making of single string instead of multiple strings. Node.js is also speedy because it reduces the number of servers required for certain application. LinkedIn and Paypal are the two businesses that have benefitted a lot with its blazing fast speed.

2-JavaScript Universality

The next reason why Node.js is being used worldwide is the use of JavaScript. JavaScript is recognized all over the world because the codes in JavaScript are same for the servers and the clients. Moreover, almost all the developers know JavaScript and can meet the changing demands of the businesses through getting control on Node.js code.

3-Used as Proxy Server

Use as Proxy Server also makes Node.js the mostly used technology. It fills in the gap if the business has no infrastructure for proxy servers but has to handle diverse administrations requiring different reaction times. Node.js can store videos, images, and collect data from different sources because it also uses the same code as the server.

4-Increased Productivity

Node.js has also increased the productivity of the businesses by removing the gap between front end and back end groups. No store house exists between them and their solidarity increases productivity.

5-Effective in Making Tools with NPM

Most of the businesses are using Node.js because its Node Package Manager (NPM) is superfast, reliable, and consistent. This helps the firms to achieve dependency management easily. The presence of more than 60,000 modules in NPM makes it more beneficial than other computer languages.

6-Better Web Hosting

Web Hosting is one of the largest requirements of the businesses. Due to increasing use of Node.js Web Hosting is also gaining momentum. PaaS (Platform as a Service) providers are allowing the firms and businesses to use Node.js without any problem.

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Created on Apr 29th 2020 20:32. Viewed 241 times.


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