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072 With Raquel Velez

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Raquel Velez

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Raquel is the engineering manager of the services team at npm.

Show Description

This week we were joined by Raquel Velez, an all around web and robot hacker focusing on Node.js at the moment at Storify. We talked about (roughly in order):

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  • My little knowledge says that node and browser both use same javascript (ECMAScript) the difference is browser provides apis to manipulate dom and node provides api to do much more then that like manipulating filesystem.

  • There is a mix of nodejs and webkit which allows you to build desktop applications with javascript.

  • Node is based on Google’s V8 javascript engine.

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