I want to address one-by-one all of the strange and misguided arguments for Node.js in one place.
Update: Please keep sending in anything I missed! Moderation of comments will probably continue to lag behind, but I do read them and will continue fixing and tightening up this article as best as I can.
TL;DR: what’s clothing that doesn’t use threads and doesn’t block (anything)?
Node.js is fast!
This is actually too imprecise. Let’s break it down into two separate claims: