I’ve recently been looking at Node.js with a view to using it on a few projects I have in mind. This evening I have finished my first Node project, and I thought I’d tell you all about it.
The core concept behind Node is to ensure that nothing blocks. What this means in practice is lots of callbacks and a very thoughtful development process. It was interesting to see my approach to writing code changing such that whether it would block was foremost on my mind.
In order to get to know Node better I decided to rewrite JMP.LI. I’ve pushed the code up to our github account and called it Shurly (insert Airplane jokes here).
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