Node.js support and release calendar

2016-10-20 14:44:27 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

Node.js versions support and calendar Node.js V7 vas released in Beta recently, we covered this in an article and got a fair amount of interest in it. As suc,h we decided to cover Node.js versions a bit more broadly, to include more details about how and when are they released. We’re also going to talk about the cycles of support they go through. The Node.js Foundations releases new versions of Nod ...

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Node University

2016-10-26 11:35:12 admin News 0 Comments

Node.js University is a new and exciting project brought to you by Azat Mardan. If you’re not familiar with the name, here’s a quick bio on him. Azat is a technology fellow at Capitol One and JavaScript and Node.js author. He wrote Practical node.js, React Quickly, Full Stack JavaScript, Pro Express.js etc. We covered Capitol One's involvement in Node.js in a recent article . Eve ...

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Ridiculous job requirements

2016-11-02 09:48:20 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

A very amusing (and possibly frustrating) experience for a Node.js developer is browsing through node.js job posts and having a look at the job requirements with a mixture of amazement and disbelief. Node is very young and as such, some recruiters, or worse, companies get a bit confused on its history. Like the one above. If we do just a little math we can determine that, given that Node.js was created in 2009, it’s literally impossible to have 9 years experience. Well, only i ...

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5 reasons why Node.js is in line to take over app development

2016-11-09 10:08:44 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

Node.js is on a stride, a rising star in the land of development, in a time when you have more choices than ever when it comes to server side development. The development ecosystem is constantly evolving, technologies move up and down in a fraction of the time than a couple of decades ago. Node.js has a lot of competition, but it has quite a leg to stand on. Moving past the Node.js/JavaScript fusion that brings client and server side under the same roof, there are quite a few reasons why Node ...

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A history of Node.js

2016-11-17 10:14:12 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

With only 7 candles on the cake you’d think Node doesn’t have much history to it, but actually a lot of things can happen in 7 years. 2009  was a different world, the U.S. had its first black President, Avatar was  released and Johanna Sigurdardottir became Iceland’s first female Prime Minister. And of course, Node.js had its initial release. Let’s go through everything year by year. 2009 An early p ...

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Foundations and programming languages

2016-11-23 10:16:47 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

The Node.js Foundation has the following mission: “...to enable widespread adoption and help accelerate development of Node.js and other related modules through an open governance model that encourages participation, technical contribution, and a framework for long term stewardship by an ecosystem invested in Node.js' success.” It’s an entity that guards, grows and promotes node.js (even though it's not a language we think the sam ...

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