As far as business benefits, I think there's a potential cost-savings story: 1) the architecture is asynchronous, which has some scalability benefits (smaller hardware requirements, or more requests on same hardware), 2) various developer productivity possibilities (lower development cost/time-to-market). Those are theoretical, to be sure, but the discussion is moot if I can't run it on my platform.
From: web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Richard Schoen
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What do you see as the true business benefits of node.js ?
It is an interesting concept though much like WebSockets, but I am not banking any commercial development on it at this point. At least not yet .
If you're into Websockets, check out http://socket.io
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