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The problem is that the problems Node solves, can be solved better and more cleanly than a spaghetti code of callbacks, with coroutines for example. It's just that Node and javascript are not up to the task.

Now, the thing Node has going for it, is that, despite being inferior than other similar technologies, it has a big following (community matters), lots of libs (libs matter), and it's based on an easy and familiar language to many.

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