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Current stable version is 0.10. Please read Api changes between v0.8 and v0.10, and update your programs accordingly.

Previous stable version is 0.8. If you are still using 0.6, please read API changes between v0.6 and v0.8.


Node.js is a server-side JavaScript environment that uses an asynchronous event-driven model. This allows Node.js to get excellent performance based on the architectures of many Internet applications.


The installation guide explains how to get started installing Node.js and the Node Package Manager (NPM) on your system.


The FAQ answers common questions people have about Node.js.


Come talk to us in the #node.js IRC channel on or on the nodejs Google group.


Most modules can be found by searching the npm registry.

Alternatively, use nipster, or toolbox.



Besides the documentation on the official site here are links to other resources.

Project Organization


Node releases a new version every one or two weeks. The ChangeLog can always be found here.

The Future


See the Contributing page.

API Documents

See the current API Doc page.

For previous versions, see Documentation Index page.


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