Node.js and V8 history

Talking about Node.js history, it’s talking a little bit about V8 history. But let’s start with a one line definition of what it is: Node.js is a platform built around Google Chrome V8 Javascript engine, to create lightweight, fast, scalable, event-driven and non-blocking I/O applications. So lets begin talking about Node.js origins, the V8 javascript engine. V8 is an opensource project by Google and it is in the very core of Google Chrome browser.

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Daniel Pecos Martínez

Passionate fullstack developer. JVM languages, Node.js, Golang & frontend. Blogger, father and active technology local group member.

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