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Review: Yahoo Mojito Gives Node.js A Lift

Apr 11, 2012, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to snydeq for this link. ]

From the beginning, programming for the Web has been divided into different camps. In the browser, there was always just one language -- JavaScript -- that dominated. But on the server, there have been dozens of candidates: Java, C#, Perl, Python, and countless others invented by people who weren't happy with the other choices. If you toss databases into the mix, there are several variants of SQL running the major platforms. It's a mess that drives programmers nuts.

The confusion may be ending, and Yahoo's Mojito may be part of the solution. Yahoo built Mojito by taking the best ideas from the various server stacks and creating a framework in JavaScript on top of Node.js, a server-side tool that might be called a cult.

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