[erlang-questions] node.js vs erlang
Wed Jun 18 04:25:58 CEST 2014
Raoul Duke wrote:
>> Let's not forget what node.js is, and it's intent: It's an implementation
> hrm, i do not believe that statement is correct. something like Rhino
> would more fit that statement, i think. or even just V8. node = V8 +
> more stuff, so i think that sorta disproves what you wrote?
Chrome browser. node wraps glue around it to create a server-side
A couple of references from http://nodejs.org/about/ - both 'intro to
node.js' type slide decks from Ryan Dahl - who is kind of the ultimate
authority, in that he's the author of node:
Slide 2 (right after the cover) of http://nodejs.org/jsconf2010.pdf
A slightly earlier version
(http://s3.amazonaws.com/four.livejournal/20091117/jsconf.pdf) says this
(again, slide 2):
Built on Google’s V8
Evented, non-blocking I/O. Similar to
EventMachine or Twisted.
CommonJS module system.
8000 lines of C/C++, 2000 lines of
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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