If you have any thoughts on which technology your app should be based, I have a list of A-type companies and leaders of the markets using the Node.js for their money-making apps. So, check out the list and that will help you in making the right decision for your app. But before jumping to the Node.js app examples, here is a short description of Node.js for those aren't familiar with the term.
Besides, Node.js allows the front end developer to work directly on the web browser being a server-side runtime environment.
PayPal is one of the most prominent transaction portals that use the Node.js for its web application. PayPal enables 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, 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 went smooth.
Jeff Harrell, Senior Director of Payments Products and Engineering, PayPal, said,
I believe there is no need to tell how big and significant Linkedin is for today's business world. 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 the mobile server team in Linkedin, has to say,
I don't think you need a bigger name than the world's biggest video streaming service. Thanks to Netflix’s large regional databases easily accessible through VPN servers, the company is managing to deliver video content to millions of users and Node.js behind it.
Uber is one of the best examples 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. 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. The second was to orchestrate a huge number of eBay-specific services that display information on the page–i.e., handle I/O-bound operations."
One of the world's biggest retail chains that dominate in most of the regions with its e-commerce services. The brand was struck with unfortunate data leak for six months which made it move towards the Node.js for recovery. Now, the company's app is not only secured but also offers excellent UI for the users.
With the help of Node.js integration, the company uses it as a customizable layer over the traditional API's. The engineers can build a new API at any time 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, and there are so many others in the market as well. 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