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Node.js is a JavaScript runtime designed to be run outside of the browser. It is a general-purpose utility that can be used for many things, including asset compilation, scripting, monitoring, and most notably web servers.

Surprisingly, JavaScript has turned out to be a fantastic language for server-side web development. This is interesting since all of our client-side code has already been in JavaScript, and it wasn’t originally intended to support back-end development. It’s efficient both for development time and for performance.