Programming languages continue to evolve i.e. the stack you preferred last year is not the same this year. Right?
A big YES!
But, how and why it becomes popular?
Features of JS
- High level
- Light Weight Scripting language
- Just in time compilation
- Dynamic typing
- Object-oriented programming support
1. Early to Market
2. Runs on the browser
3. Full Stack Development (Node.js)
You must be thinking of – What is this Node.js?
4. New Features in ES6
ECMAScript 6, also known as ECMAScript 2015, is the latest version of the ECMAScript standard.
It is the first update to the language since ES5 was standardized in 2009.
Some of the new features added in ES6:
- enhanced object literals
- template strings
- let + const
- iterators + for..of
- Unicode and many more.
5. Trending in IoT
Now Node.js is being adopted in the IoT sector. It is used in IoT projects for both the device and the server.
Why is it trending?
Simply, just because of its features, it is fast, has lots of plugins, is scalable and is good at I/O etc.
In fact, it is called ‘Programming language of the web’, and in the coming future, it will be in high demand.
However, the future is uncertain and mysterious. Will JS continue to take over the world in the coming decades?
What do you think of it? Put it down.👇