MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 2014) - The Node.js ecosystem is experiencing rapid open-source based growth evidenced by a robust job market for developers, widespread adoption for building business applications on large-scale web servers, and recognition by major software companies of its practicality for running server-based applications, according to a study published today by Whale Path, the marketplace for business research.

Node.js at a Glance: Technology, Market and Ecosystem compiles and synthesizes research conducted by Whale Path, Inc. The report, available for free download, serves as a primer on the platform's architecture, pros and cons, the state of its market, primary uses, and resources for further exploration. The report explores case studies of successful Node platform implementations and scenarios in which a developer may benefit from selecting Node.js over other technologies.

"Node.js At A Glance demonstrates its momentum as a platform of choice for server-side business applications. Whale Path's research is a timely, strong third-party report depicting Node.js's developer ecosystem as successful, strong and evolving quickly," said Van Diamandakis, SVP, Marketing, Joyent. "As corporate stewards of Node.js, we're grateful for Whale Path's validation of our optimistic view of the platform's future."

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