Node.js Development Page
Node.js® is great for this as it can be used cross platform (Windows, IOS, Linux) which is a real plus when working in a team or cross company.
NPM is a “package manager” that makes installing Node “packages” fast and easy. A package is just a code library that extends Node by adding useful features.
You can browse and find out the details of each package on the NPM site.
NPM is installed when you install Node.js® on your computer.
Microsoft has put together a repository covering Tips, Tricks and Resources for working with Node.js on Microsoft platforms.
More soon on how we are using Node.js to speed up common tasks and time to market on some types of projects.