I’ve recently noticed a bit of popularity of the question from the subject – “Node.js: is frontend or backend?”. That made me think about what is obvious for someone may be not that obvious for someone else. The question is probably coming from people beginning their journey in computer science (CS) space. And most of the articles I saw from my perspective missed technical insight, so here’s my try to contribute to that.
Fair enough but what about frontend? A typical article on the topic says something along these lines: “Node. js can be used on the frontend as well as the backend”. And that sounds unsatisfactory from my perspective to answer “Node.js: is frontend or backend?”, so let’s dive deeper.
Node.js for frontend