World is continuously moving towards change and this change can be varied to technical to technological. Moreover due to increasing globalization, rate of competition is also increasing. In order to compete high with cloud and mobile computing, Microsoft is making investments in the Internet of Things (IOT). Hence, company has launched a novice support to bring Node.js to the Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview.
Introduction to Windows 10 IoT Core
An IoT is an open source for server-side and networking applications. The new edition of windows aims at devices ranging from gateways to large industries like robotics. IoT core is designed in a manner that will have low barrier to entry and it will help in easy building of professional grade devices.
How and Why Microsoft plans to bring Node.js to Windows 10 IoT
The target of Microsoft is to make Windows 10 as the next generation of connected devices, and for this, the company is planning to bring Node.js to the core of its Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
It will enable to bring following changes
To run Node.js as a Classic Windows application on any device running Windows 10
Node.js to be hosted inside a Universal Windows application, which can run on all Windows10 devices
To give full access to UWP APIs from Node.js applications
Visual Studio debugging of Node.js applications on Windows 10
Advantage of Node.js
If majority of IoT is powered by windows 10, then it will create large opportunity for their Cloud Computing division. It will empower developers to build universal apps that can work across all platforms through the cloud.
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