Essentially, Microsoft recognizes the value of Node.js to IoT developers and the maker community, and has been actively updating Node.js Windows 10 IoT Core support to enable new applications.
Today, Microsoft released version 1.5 of the Node.js Tools for Windows IoT, bringing a number of important enhancements to the toolset. Basically, the console apps development model has been enhanced to better support ChakraCore, and developers can can now use Node.js within the context of the Universal Windows Platform.
If you’re a developer who understands these things and finds this somewhat esoteric blog post of interest, head on over and check out the details. The rest of us will just look forward to all of the nifty Windows IoT applications that you come up with.