online node js server

online node js server  using -'javascript,node.js'

Is Node.js mature enough to make entire web applications in it? I mean entirely in Node.js. I read somewhere that for some reason there should be (for example) nginx behind Node.js. Is it true? Can't Node.js stand alone? Are there any online websites built on Node.js?

asked Oct 13, 2015 by rajeshujade
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in my opinion this isnt true anymore. you can do two things:

  1. use script like "forever" to monitor your node instance.

  2. use this: to catch all exceptions that are not catched earlier

answered Oct 13, 2015 by mannumits1
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In the express link, it shows a lot of good applications written by Node.js.

In my opinion, it is mature enough that node.js can be a standalone web application server. There are lots of lib modules supported different things in Nodejs already.

answered Oct 13, 2015 by kinnari
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Its absolutely mature enough. There are dozens of companies now that are using it in production for major features, and some that are even building their entire stacks with it.

If you want a well-rounded web framework, check out Express.

There are hundreds of modules that cover almost every type of feature you need, and they're mostly all easily accessible via npm (node package manager).

Over the summer I built a high-traffic Facebook app for a client using Node. Handles everything just fine.

answered Oct 13, 2015 by sachin wagh