What is Node.js?
Node is a server-side software system with a goal of providing a way to build scalable network programs. It was created by Ryan Dahl in 2009 and its growth is sponsored by Joyent, his former employer.
Node. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from http://nodejs.org/about
Node.js. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nodejs