At present, JavaScript is the much more popular than other client-side programming languages. As a cross-platform runtime environment, Node.js enables developers to run JavaScript on the web servers. But Node.js is different from other commonly used JavaScript frameworks. It interprets the JavaScript code throughGoogle's V8 JavaScript engine.

Also, most basic modules of the open source runtime environment are written in JavaScript. So the web developers can use Node.js to use JavaScript for developing both frontend and backend of web applications. However, it is also important for the web developers to understand the major advantages and disadvantages of Node.js. Advantages of Using Node.js