Description of Node.js:
Developer(s): Nodejs Developers, Joyent, contributors
Original author: Ryan Dahl
Development status: Active
Type: Event-driven Networking
Initial release: May 27, 2009
Operating system: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, WebOS, NonStop OS
Corporate users of Nodjs software include Yahoo, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Netflix, PayPal, Groupon, IBM, Rakuten, SAP, Tuenti, Voxer, Walmart, and Go Daddy!
The open-source community has developed web frameworks to accelerate the development of applications. Such frameworks include Connect, Express.js, Socket.IO, Feathers.js, Koa.js, Hapi.js, Sails.js, Meteor, Derby, and many others. Various packages have also been created for interfacing with other languages or runtime environments such as Microsoft .NET.