In addition to being the only cross-browser scripting language, it’s also used as a back-end language (Thanks to Node.js).
Node.js was released in 2009, you can see the trend below
Sites and applications using AJAX technique: Gmail, Facebook, YouTube, Google and Google Maps etc.
If you go to the website called BuiltWith you can find out what websites are built with jQuery. If I type jQuery and hit enter and go to jQuery usage statistics
You will see that according to Quantcast top 10k websites use jQuery.
Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Dell, Bank of America and other popular websites use jQuery as well.
Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform run-time environment for developing server-side Web applications.
With Node.js now you can build
- Back-End of any Website
- Blogs Survey App
- Chat App
- Social Media App
- Data Processing
- Shopping Cart
- Game Engines
- Desktop App
PayPal, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Mozilla, Netflix, Uber, Groupon, GoDaddy, and Ebay uses Node.js.
I hope you enjoyed reading this blog. If you have any question, leave your comments below.
Author: Ameer Abbas
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