JavaScript as a backend language

2016-06-07 16:37:40 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

You’ve learned the basics, HTML, CSS and JavaScript and now you want to learn something serious , a backend  language. This idea has been in heavy rotation in communities and groups and the answers vary a lot, just like the community. The premise itself is flawed from the very beginning, differentiating front development as easy and back end development as hard. Moving past that another question arises: what language should you choose? The answ ...

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SConfig - A CDN for your configuration files, built in Node

2016-07-21 09:19:00 admin Startups 0 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about a very cool product made in Node.js, called SConfig. As the title goes, it’s a CDN for configuration data and files that allows you to keep, manage and access them all in one place. SConfig is a Node.js client for sconfig.io encrypted configuration storage. It’s a practical service that secures your applications easily. Basically, it’s an awesome, scalable and secure way to protect your config files. You can define as many appl ...

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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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Every technology is replaceable

2017-01-18 10:13:07 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

Last year we did a few stories on how big brands moved from different technologies to Node.js. The stories caught on quite well in the Node community as people got excited about the takeover of node.js. More and more companies take in node.js in the fold of their respective technologies, and quite a few are changing technologies towards node.js. When one side wins, the other loses, Java lost in PayPal and Netflix when they switched technologies to Node.js and Ruby on Rails lost when Groupon a ...

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