What are main advantage using Node.js as a web server in MEAN stack rather than Apache and Ngnix?

September 11, 2015 4.3k views
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I want to develop one web site using MEAN stack rather than LAMP stack, I have a idea to use Node.js as a web server, I want to know, what are the advantages of using Node.js as a Web Server over Apache and Ngnix.

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While it is possible to use Node.js as a very simple web server on it's own, the main advantage to using Node.js in the MEAN stack is the ability to write Javascript code for both front and backend, as opposed to configuring a separate web server like Apache or Nginx.

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