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Node.js is Perfectly Fine And Probably You Don't Need it (ruoyusun.com)
3 points by insraq on Mar 31, 2013 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

The author is arguing against learning new languages / concepts by rewriting existing apps.

I'd argue that rewriting existing apps is a great way to learn a new language. By removing the app-specific learning, you can focus on the language. Even better, since you have two implementations of the same app, comparing language concepts is easy.

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