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Introduction to Node.js

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment that executes JavaScript code outside a web browser. Node.js lets developers use JavaScript to write command-line tools and for server-side scripting—running scripts server-side to produce dynamic web page content before the page is sent to the user's web browser.

Node.js GitHub Repository

The source code for Node.js is hosted on GitHub, allowing developers to contribute, track issues, and explore the project: s://

Official Documentation

Node.js's official documentation offers comprehensive guides, API references, and tutorials to help users get started and effectively utilize Node.js: s://

Official Website

For more information on Node.js, including features, news, and downloads, visit the official website: s://

Wikipedia on Node.js

Wikipedia provides an overview and history of Node.js, explaining its purpose, development, and impact on web development: [Node.js - Wikipedia](

Main Features of Node.js

1. **Asynchronous and Event-Driven**: All APIs of the Node.js library are asynchronous and non-blocking. 2. **Single-Threaded with Event Loop**: Utilizes a single-threaded model with event looping. 3. **Cross-Platform**: Runs on various platforms (Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, etc.). 4. **NPM**: Node Package Manager (npm) is the largest ecosystem of open-source libraries. 5. **Fast Execution**: Uses the V8 JavaScript engine, optimizing the runtime for speed and efficiency.

Code Example 1: Hello World Server

```javascript const http = require('http');

const server = http.createServer1)

req, res) ⇒ {
 res.end('Hello World\n');
}); server.listen(3000, () ⇒ {
 console.log('Server running at http://localhost:3000/');
}); ``` == Code Example 2: Reading a File Asynchronously == ```javascript const fs = require('fs'); fs.readFile('/path/to/file', (err, data) ⇒ {
 if (err) throw err;
}); ``` == Code Example 3: Writing to a File == ```javascript const fs = require('fs'); fs.writeFile('/path/to/file', 'Hello Node.js', (err) ⇒ {
 if (err) throw err;
 console.log('The file has been saved!');
}); ``` == Code Example 4: Creating a Web Server == ```javascript const http = require('http'); http.createServer((request, response) ⇒ {
 response.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'});
 response.end('Hello World\n');
}).listen(8080); console.log('Server running at'); ``` == Code Example 5: Using Modules == ```javascript const url = require('url'); const myUrl = url.parse(''); console.log(; ``` == Code Example 6: Event Emitter == ```javascript const EventEmitter = require('events'); class MyEmitter extends EventEmitter {} const myEmitter = new MyEmitter(); myEmitter.on('event', () ⇒ {
 console.log('an event occurred!');
}); myEmitter.emit('event'); ``` == Code Example 7: Streaming Data == ```javascript const fs = require('fs'); const readStream = fs.createReadStream('/path/to/file'); readStream.on('data', (chunk) ⇒ {
 console.log(`Received ${chunk.length} bytes of data.`);
}); ``` == Code Example 8: Using Promises == ```javascript const fs = require('fs').promises; async function readFile(filePath) {
 try {
   const data = await fs.readFile(filePath);
 } catch (error) {
   console.error(`Got an error trying to read the file: ${error.message}`);
} readFile('/path/to/file'); ``` == Popular Third-Party Libraries == 1. **Express**: A fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for Node.js. 2. **Async**: Provides powerful utilities for working with asynchronous JavaScript. 3. **Lodash**: A modern JavaScript utility library delivering modularity, performance, & extras. 4. **Mongoose**: MongoDB object modeling tool designed to work in an asynchronous environment. 5. ****: Enables real-time, bidirectional, and
event-based communication.
== Competition or Alternatives == Node.js competes with other server-side technologies and runtime environments: 1. **Deno**: A secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript. 2. **Python (Django, Flask)**: Popular for web development and scripting. 3. **Ruby on Rails**: A server-side web application framework written in Ruby. 4. **PHP**: Widely used for server-side web development. 5. **Java (Spring Framework)**: Offers robust support for building web applications. This overview provides a glimpse into Node.js, highlighting its capabilities, how to get started with development, and its place in the modern web development ecosystem. Node.js offers a versatile platform for building fast, scalable network applications, supported by a vibrant community and a rich ecosystem of modules and tools. ==Installation== ===Install on Windows with Chocolatey=== Chocolatey install via choco install ===Install on macOS with Homebrew=== Homebrew install via brew install ===Install on Ubuntu-Debian with APT=== install on Ubuntu - Install on Debian via apt install ===Install on Rocky-CentOS-Fedora-Oracle-OpenSUSE Linux with dnf=== install on Rocky Linux via dnf install ===Install on RHEL with yum=== install on RHEL via yum install ===Install with Ansible=== install with Ansible ===Install with Chef=== install with Chef ===Install with Puppet=== install with Puppet
==Node.js Bibliography== ==Node.js Courses== ==See also== ==External sites==
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