I'm digging into Node.js now and the whole idea seems brilliant to me. But I'm interested in what are the benefits (if any) of Node.js when developing "traditional" sites with a bit of AJAX and no realtime features. When I say "traditional", I mean the sites that one usually builds using MVC frameworks on platforms like PHP, APS.NET, etc.
I know that the Express framework is popular, but the question is more about what I would gain by switching to Node.js rather than simply "Can I do MVC in Node?".
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