Tag Archives: node.js

Austin Node.js User Group Talk

Our co-founder, Petter Graff, gave a presentation last night for the Austin Node.js User Group where he discussed architecting highly scalable systems. Thanks to everyone who came out! Scalability from Petter Graff
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Get rid of Node.js config grunt work

We recently began using the NPM module config in our Node.js projects.   It's a really nice way to enable our clients to configure their software once we deliver it.  One of the nicest features, IMHO, is its facility that enables you to define custom environment variables for any given config setting. For example, if…
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Why I Use Node.js?

My last post triggered quite a few questions. I had no idea so many people read my blog. The emails mostly asked "Why Node?" or "What's good about Node?". In my previous blog I expressed my frustration learning Node and how I overcame my issues. Perhaps it's time to explain why I'm using Node even…
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Java vs. Node

This blog-post is perhaps misnamed. What I want to convey in this blog how you have to change the way you work when you go from a strongly typed language to one of the dynamic languages. I pride myself on being language agnostic. I know that I have software running in some deployed and used…
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