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Deploying Node.js by Sandro Pasquali

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Summary

In this chapter, we went on a whirlwind tour of Node. You learned something about why it is designed the way it is and why this event-driven environment is a good solution to modern problems in networked software. Having explained the event loop and the related ideas around concurrency and parallelism, we talked a bit about the Node philosophy of composing software from small pieces loosely joined. You learned about the special advantages that full-stack JavaScript provides and explored new possibilities of applications made possible because of them.

You now have a good understanding of the kind of applications we will be deploying, and this understanding will help you see the unique concerns and considerations faced when building and maintaining ...

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