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Monday, April 24 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
186: The Basics of Node.js: Getting Started with Node.js

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Node.js is one of the fastest-growing language runtimes in development history. By allowing the popular JavaScript language to run on the server side, it brings immeasurable value in terms of developer productivity, performance, and scalability. This presentation covers what Node.js is, why one would want to use Node.js, and finally, how to download and get started with Node.js on IBM i.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn what Node.js is and where it sits on the technology stack
2. Learn the basics of how Node.js works from a technical standpoint
3. Learn how Node.js can integrate with IBM i and provide a great replacement for PHP or other web technologies

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Mark Irish

Software Engineer, IBM
I am a software engineer at IBM working on open-source software enablement for the IBM i. I am particularly knowledgeable about Node.js and Machine Learning software libraries. Feel free to talk to me about your open-source questions and tell me what open-source software you'd like... Read More →

Monday April 24, 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm MDT
Plaza Court 6
  Programming - Node
  • Session Level Beginner
  • Audience The audience for this presentation is any developer or system architect interested in alternatives to PHP or for using JavaScript for their back-end processing.