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Node.JS is claiming another web giant, with official backing coming from Amazon’s cloud. The cloud giant’s released the AWS SDK for Node.js, a programming environment for building JavaScript apps on its Amazon Web Services infrastructure. Amazon claimed developers can get started “in minutes” building JavaScript apps for …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Before some idiot posts the obvious.

    JavaScript != Java

  2. G Watty What?
    Joke

    No but

    "JavaScript" == "Java" + "Script";

    True

  3. h3

    Why do people like JavaScript ?

    If I could choose something to use for a project it would be Ocaml or F# if it is on Azure. (Maybe Go if it is for Google Appengine).

    (Don't get why people like writing Python either it is no fun at all like JavaScript).

    Why do people go for it ?

    1. BlueGreen

      Re: Why do people like JavaScript ?

      Yeah but not but yeah but...

      Javascript is in its own too-laid-back-for-its-own-good way a decent language and if you like functional, as do I, it can do functional all the way.

      Why anyone would use it server side use I cannot possibly understand. It's just wrong (AFAICS). Wiser minds please put me right.

    2. Aitor 1 Silver badge

      Re: Why do people like JavaScript ?

      People are lazy?

      It is horrendous.

    3. Comments are attributed to your handle
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      Re: Why do people like JavaScript ?

      I say the same thing about Ocaml, F#, and Go.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    JavaScript is a nice language...

    ... it's just a shame they never finished it.

    :-)

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Joyent?

    Interesting how the provider that developed, offers, and supports Node.js isn't mentioned...

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