From Java to Node - the PayPal story

2016-06-01 09:23:08 admin Companies 3 Comments

One of the most prominent companies that use Node.js is PayPal, they were one of the first majors to give Node a chance, to take a risk on it and make a difference. In the beginning, node was just another language among many others, but it stood out, it grew through the people who used it and at PayPal it saw true proeminence. Sneaking in Node was a language to play with, to explore, nothing big, nothing important. A few companies started using it ...

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Samsung buys Joyent, original Node.js custodian

2016-06-29 09:29:55 admin Companies News 0 Comments

Joyent is one of the few veteran companies with experience in the cloud computing field. The San Francisco based company was started in 2004 and pioneered public and hybrid cloud computing. Joyent created leading products and services, bringing innovation to another level through Triton, and Manta solutions. Besides this, and the reason why we’re writing this article, Joyent was the parent that nurtured Node.js not just into a popular programming language, but as a standard for web, mob ...

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From Java to Node: the Netflix story

2016-07-06 09:30:16 admin Companies 0 Comments

The Why Before node Netflix had a work style and process that was very difficult both for the company and the development teams. They were working on large applications with huge startup times and slow builds.  They had Java on the server, Javascript on the client, so developers had to be great in two very different languages, they had to be really great at different aspects. There was a lot of doing things twice, they had to write everything twice, two ways fo ...

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CronJ IT Technologies, built with Node.js

2016-08-02 09:39:52 admin Companies 0 Comments

CronJ is one of the Node.js companies that joined our BuiltinNode family recently. They are a software development company focusing on JavaScript, in various forms - Node.js, Angular.js and React. They focus mostly on Node.js having more than 40k hours of experience in this technology. They are a great example on how a company can be built on node.js technological capabilities. It was started from a passion of node, by their two founding members, Akash and Monu. They saw in node.js a great op ...

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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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