5 hot new ways to use JavaScript

If you were a writing code for the web over 10 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine that JavaScript would ever be used outside of the browser. The journey started when Node.js was first released in 2009, allowing JavaScript to be run on the server-side. Intentionally or not, Node.js opened up JavaScript to all new purposes, such as building robots, controlling drones, and even writing native mobile apps.

Learn about five surprising and creative ways that software developers are using JavaScript to think outside the box. 

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Sergio Cruz is a developer, instructor, and the author of Code School’s ‘Powering Up With React’ course. He is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge, and often speaks at web events