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Why nodejs/node is barely warm?

The result is based on ratio of number of commits from initial and final time ranges.

Initial time range – from 10 Feb, 2023 to 13 May, 2023

Final time range – from 11 Nov, 2023 to 10 Feb, 2024

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Data calculated on 10 Feb, 2024

Summary of nodejs/node

The nodejs/node repository is the main repository of the Node.js project, an open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment. Node.js runs the V8 JavaScript engine, the core of Google Chrome, outside of the browser. This allows Node.js to be very efficient and lightweight, making it perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

The repository contains the source code for Node.js, as well as documentation, various scripts needed to build the project from source and test it. The repo is maintained by the Node.js team, which include both employees of various companies like IBM, Microsoft, and others, as well as independent open source contributors.

Here are some other important points:

  • Node.js uses a non-blocking event-driven I/O model, which makes it efficient and lightweight—an ideal solution for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
  • Highly criticized in the beginning due to the callback hell problem, but now with the introduction of async-await, this problem has been completely solved.
  • The project's development and release process is laid out in their README, along with instructions for building it from source and how to contribute.
  • Furthermore, the repository operates based on a Code of Conduct to ensure respect and safety within the community.

Here is the link to the repository: Node.js GitHub Repository

Also note that anyone interested in contributing to the project should read and follow their contributing guide. They have a good number of issues labeled good first issue which can be a good start for beginners.

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