NodeJS For Java Developers

Node.JS is a popular and powerful tool for writing servers, adapters, proxies and even system-level scripting with Javascript. Its strengths are very different than Java’s. Combining the two can let you do more, more efficiently and more quickly than using either one by itself.

There are things Java can learn from NodeJS, and patterns you can borrow from coding there for your work in Java which will open up new possibilities for how to do things. This talk goes through the basics of NodeJS, it’s packaging system, writing servers and scripts, with comparison to how similar things are done in Java.

Video producer: http://geecon.org/