Basic features on Node

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backend Node JS JavaScript Fundamentals mode
  $ node
then you can play with some codeStandard libraries

  • async by default - passing callbacks (e.g. an http request is completed)
  • low level (higher level abstractions are provided by the community)
  • http is first class citizen (the "hello world" of Node)
A hello world example (note: without third-party libs)
  var http = require("http");

http.createServer(function(request, response){
    response.writeHead(200, {
    response.end("hello world");
httpServer is part of the core