Thursday, March 28, 2024

Node.js: The Documentary

Node.js: The Documentary | An origin story - YouTube

Back in 2008, most people thought of JavaScript as just a client-side language. But when Google's V8 appeared, young developer Ryan Dahl made the connection between non-blocking servers, V8, and JavaScript. It was by combining these key elements that he was able to create the now hugely popular Node.js. What young Ryan Dahl probably didn't expect was how much forking drama would follow.

Ryan Dahl (born 1981) is an American software engineer who is best known for creating the Node.js JavaScript runtime as well as the Deno JavaScript/TypeScript runtime

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