The one of the most prominent transaction portal uses the Node.js for its web application. PayPal enables the users from more than 100 countries to transact money seamlessly. PayPal owns 200 million happy daily active users who can successfully make quick money transfer at any time. According to the company initially, it faced problems while operating the filed as the team was performing a task for different browser and server-side applications separately. After it adopted the Node.JS for its customer side of the Node.js app everything is smooth.
I believe there is no need to tell how big and significant Linkedin is for today’s business word. The business-oriented social networking portal was founded back in 2002 and now available in 24 languages used by 450 million members across 200 countries. In 2016 the platform was acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion and guess what Linkedin is backed by Node.js.
Here is what Ikai Lan, who worked with mobile server team in Linkedin has to say,
Uber is one of the best example in this list, and the ride-hailing company has shown us how Node.js can also be effective in cost factor of app building. We all know how Uber has been growing and doubling in size every six months. But, still, the Node.js app is working great which shows the data processing is unrivaled by Node.js.
Here is what ebay said about Node.js
Now we had our Node.js web service running in various stable environments. This whole deployment setup was quicker and simpler than we had expected. We had two primary requirements for the project. First was to make the application as real-time as possible–i.e., maintain live connections with the server. Second was to orchestrate a huge number of eBay-specific services that display information on the page–i.e., handle I/O-bound operations.
On one of the world’s biggest retailer chain that dominates in most of the regions with its e-commerce services. The brand was struck with unfortunate data leak for six months which made it to move towards the Node.js for recovery. Now the company's app is not only secured but also offers excellent UI for the users. Besides, with such a massive number of users, the database requires a reliable & more helpful technology.
With the help of Node.js integration, the company uses it as a customizable layer over the traditional API’s. Now, the engineers can build a new API at anytime and deploy it within hours successfully.
Groupon is one of the most popular and well-established e-commerce services that connects the users with local services. The company ties up with the local business and stores in order to offer the services to users with benefits or discount prices. The user can access the nearest shop for the required service with a decent discount and special deals. The Groupon app also has a vast community of users that is growing with higher pace every day. This is the primary reason for the company to choose Node.js that could give stable and robust support to the app.
Above are few examples of the big organizations relying on Node.js for their app, there are so many others in the market. These big brands are using the best technology in order to enhance the performance, scalability and productivity of their apps. In case you have any query or suggestion regarding Node.js app let us know via comments.
Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.Follow