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JavaScript Introducing the Practice

Are we using node.js here?

When doing this challenge and writing in the console "node forLoops.js" is this an example of using node.js? I am new to javascript and always hear that node.js is a valuable skill! Just trying to work out what it actually is and when it is used! Any help is appreciated! Thanks!

1 Answer

Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
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Yes, we are using Node.js. When you use JavaScript in a website, the code is sent to the client's browser, and it's run by their computer. Node.js is a way of running JavaScript outside of the browser, for running scripts like this in your terminal, or for building complex server applications that connect to databases and handle authentication.