Of course Node.js has been around for a little while now, in Internet time anyway. But it's fun to watch a succession of developers on Twitter geek out as they discover a whole new way of writing software.
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Desmond: This is an amazing time, Owen. And we're here to witness it!
Owen: Absolutely! What?
Desmond: Node.js! It's not every day a new web framework is born. Okay, it is. But this is the big one! It's going to change everything!
Owen: How does one celebrate a new web framework?
Desmond: It says, "In lieu of gifts please contribute to the github repository."