- It runs on light-weight hardware, like the Raspberry Pi and requires much fewer hardware resources than traditional systems like apache, IIS or Java based servers.
- Previously server programmers and web developers used different languages. Now they can use the same language and development libraries.
- With HTML5 and CSS, technologies that work seamlessly with node.js, one can implement cross-platform apps for smart phones -- an increasingly important component of development in Africa.
September 25th 2014 07:08