The Uber Node.js Story

2016-08-17 19:09:32 admin Companies 0 Comments

Uber is an ambitious and innovating project, one that aims to make transportation as reliable as any other basic need in life, to make it accessible to everyone, everywhere. A tough task, a challenge! Uber needed a system that will keep running no matter what, and that’s why its engineers chose Node.js. The Node.js Uber story starts actually at Joyent, the home of Node.  Curtis Chambers, one of the first employees at Uber and Amos Barreto, its Director of Engineering, way ...

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How the Node.js Foundation works

2016-08-25 10:11:37 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

Every Node developer is familiar with the Node.js Foundation, but not everybody know how it works and what are its actual activities. We’re going to shed some light on these issues. The Foundation is on a mission to enable the adoption of Node.js on a large scale and accelerate its development. As the name entails, it doesn’t have any commercial implication, it’s not a company that markets or sales a product, it’s a foundation with an open governance model, d ...

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Node.js at GoDaddy

2016-08-31 09:13:21 admin Companies 0 Comments

The GoDaddy stack has always been very eclectic because their focus is very divided, they have different types of features for their clients, unlike other companies who focus just on one thing. As such, they had to use different types of technologies to satisfy each feature that they had. One of these technologies was and is Node.js, a technology that ended up taking over a lot in GoDaddy. As Charlie Robbins, Director of Engineering at GoDaddy puts it: they went from proof of concept ...

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Node and NASA

2016-09-08 14:52:34 admin Companies 0 Comments

If you’ve been following our blog you must have seen a few profile articles that we did on several big names that are using node.js in production. We’re talking about PayPal , Netflix , Uber ,

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Capital One - the technology startup behind the bank

2016-09-15 11:01:28 admin Uncategorized 0 Comments

Capital One is a bank holding company, the eighth largest in the United States by number of assets. It’s a huge company handling a large customer base. Most importantly, it’s a company that handles financial transactions, setting it a bit apart from the companies that we presented so far, as large node users. With more than 300 billion dollars in assets and 45.000 employees Capitol One is one of the most important bank holdings in the word. The technology startup ...

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Evozon, a software services company betting on Node

2016-09-21 11:17:19 admin Uncategorized 0 Comments

We’ve written a few articles on big corporations and big brands switching to Node.js for their own business, names like Netflix, Uber, GoDaddy. This is great news for Node, but has caused a shortage in qualified and experienced developers and in turn driven up costs. As a result income generating new projects go on the backburner, are delivered late or if a startup may never leave the runway. IT services companies, the ones that work with all sorts of clients and businesses, d ...

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