Node.js is a leading-edge, open-source, event-driven, input/output system used for sites that support real-time communication. Some instances of such sites are web-based browser video game portals, live chat rooms or hotel reservation portals. The platform handles the info transmitted between the Internet site and its users in tiny bits, which boosts the loading speed and the overall performance of the website tremendously. When some form with 3 boxes is expected to be filled out by a particular user, for example, typically all three boxes should be filled out and the whole content is then submitted as one large hunk of information to the server. With Node.js, the content of the first box is processed once it is entered, before the user types anything in the second one. Therefore, a lot more info can be handled much faster and more efficiently as opposed to any conventional system, which can exert a remarkable effect on the website’s overall performance. Node.js is already being used by some of the largest IT companies like Yahoo and Microsoft.

Node.js in Cloud Hosting

Since Node.js is available on our advanced cloud hosting platform, you’ll be able to add it to your shared web hosting account and to use it for any web-based application that you’ve got, regardless of which cloud hosting package you’ve picked at signup. The Upgrades section in the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all shared web hosting accounts, will permit you to choose the number of instances that you want to add – this is the number of the web apps that will use Node.js. Several minutes later, you will be able to include the path to the app, in other words where the .js file will be located in your shared account, as well as to choose the IP to access that file – a dedicated IP address or the server’s shared IP. In the new Node.js section that will show up in the Control Panel, you will be able to restart an instance or to discontinue it if you do not want it anymore. You will also gain access to the output code with only one mouse click.