"That (trademarked) name is 25 today. The birthday was in May, already celebrated," Eich wrote in a Twitter message on Dec. 4. "I'm torn, as JS name was a big fat marketing scam!"
"No other programming language has reached this near-universal level of ubiquity," Vinegar said.
The Role of Frameworks
"We've seen fantastic adoption of OpenJS projects," Robin Bender Ginn, executive director of the OpenJS Foundation, told ITPro Today. "Node.js is everywhere, including NASA, Netflix and YouTube."
In Ginn's view, the widespread enterprise adoption of Node.js has created a snowball effect, validating Node.js across the industry and certainly playing a role in its popularity and continued development.
The Node.js community is actively collaborating on the strategic directions for the next 10 years of Node.js, with the planning being done openly on GitHub nodejs / next-10, Ginn said.