PHP vs Node.js


I know PHP, I want to learn node.js, but in the video and books that I view and read, the scope is totally different, the node.js never work directly in an html page. In PHP, I work with html, javascript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON in the same document. In node.js, I see that always talk about terminal console and json. I don't know if spend time trying to learn this, because I always work with websites. What do you think?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You are right, the scope is completely different.  Node.js is javascript that runs on the server to create and operate web servers, not web pages.  It does not run in the browser.  That is just 'regular' javascript which has no interaction with 'node.js'.

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joyacv2Author Commented:
Thank you for help me to decide!
RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
Have a read of my article:

I want to clarify that Node.js does render web pages exactly as PHP would (for all intents and purposes).   Where PHP requires a web server such as Apache or IIS, Node.js is the whole package.
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You're welcome.
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