Thus, before moving forward, let us first understand what node.js is:
Introduction to Node.js
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Functionality of Node.js
When the user wants to access the file content, the web servers read the file and provides the file content to the user. In the case of Node.js, the file for which the content is to be accessed is informed to the Computer system as a task request and then another request is handled.
Meanwhile, when the content is accessed by the web server, it is returned to the user. This way, Node.js provides and non-blocking programming to the users.
Features of Node.js
Due to a large number of efficient features provided by Node.js, it has become one of the most preferred programming by software architects. Some of the major features of Node.js Include:
a) Node.js handles the request in a single-threaded, and event looping mechanism.
b) Due to the event looping mechanism and non-blocking response, Node.js is highly reliable and relatively fast.
d) As the data in Node.js Application is executed in small chunks, it eliminates the buffering process while processing the video and audio files in Node.js Application.
e) Node.js possesses open source modules where a large number of capabilities can be added to the application.
f) Node.js runs on MIT License.