Developers are discovering that this is a powerful language, not just for rollovers any more. But its very a different language then many of us are used to: Not a classic OOP class based language. A very func-y language. WTF are closures? What is a functional programming language? Better then standard OOP? More elegant? Or more risk prone?
Shall we geek-out? (Note - sorry for writing this in English! Meetup in German.)
Recommended reading: How LinkedIn used node.js and HTML to build a better app: http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/16/linkedin-node/
Looking forwards to it!
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