NodeJS Terms

rudyryu's version from 2016-01-07 18:57


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BreakpointA spot in our code where we tell a debugging tool to pause the execution of our code.; So we can figure out what is going on.
ECMA-ScriptThe standard Javascript is based on; Needed a standard sicne there are many engines.
Machine Code/LanguageProgramming languages spoken by computer processor; every program you run on your computer has been converted (compiled) into machine code.
[CLI] Command Line InterfaceA utility to type commands to your computer rather than clicking; Bash on linux, Terminal on Mac, Command prompt on Windows
Argumentvalues you give your program that affect how it runs; Essentially passing parameters to a function.
ModuleA reusable block of code whose existence does not accidentally impact other code.
CommonJS ModulesAn agreed upon standard for how code modules should be structured