node js, and javascript programming language, and js engine

node js, is something newly actively talked, new tech. It’s basically a runtime based on v8 js engine (from Google), and understands/parse the passed in javascript, for action.

And for node js, its mostly for set up a web server.

refer to

this on the other side, proves how google’s chrome os would work.

V8 engine is enough to talk to the hardware,(parsing/understanding JS).