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Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

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  • There is an alternative for cross-compiling Nodejs from source files that really works. Updated 2016.

Blog How to cross compile Nodejs for OpenWRT


make menuconfig make package/node/compile

sample output binary:


create file: hello.js

console.log("Hello World");

execute: hello.js

root@OpenWrt:/tmp# node hello.js Hello World root@OpenWrt:/tmp#


doc/howto/nodejs.txt · Last modified: 2016/03/22 15:05 by luisfpinto