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Why IoT loves Node.js

Why IoT loves Node.js 


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  • A typical Internet of Things user walks into a bar and says, “Actually, I really ‘RLY’ don’t care about how the IoT works, I just want to play with the shiny shiny elements and the fun devices.”
  • Node.js has been used by Siemens in its Smart Grid “Energy-of-Things” power management solution which uses Microsoft Azure to host applications.
  • The Intel Edison can fully run the Node.js framework, allowing developers to write IoT programs using Node.
  • Beermat #1 offers Node.js – this JavaScript runtime environment built on Google Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient.
  • It has also been noted that the ability to build C++ modules has helped developers considerably in the IoT world.

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Why IoT loves Node.js