Questions tagged [node-js]

Node.js is an event-based, asynchronous I/O framework that uses Google's V8 JavaScript engine. It is commonly used for heavy client-server JavaScript applications.

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Is static HTML the fastest?

I have been researching several different techniques to deliver web content fast, like nginx and node.js. When it comes down to performance optimization http expires headers and gzip come to mind. ...
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Reasons for putting an application platform behind a web server

Application platforms like Node.js and Tomcat can bind to port 80 and serve external requests directly. Alternatively, these application platforms bind to a local port (like Tomcat's 8080) that is ...
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How to manage a site trying out different technologies?

I'm a complete newbie to web hosting. I only have programming skills, but I'd like to acquire a domain. Then I'd even like to have the chance to manage different technologies for hosting web sites ...