Meanwhile, in Nodeland…

In India, we don’t call it “Indian food’. We just call it “food”. Rajesh Koothrappali, “The Big Bang Theory” It was always hard for me to make choices. In the archetypical classification of ‘satisficers’ and ‘maximizers’, I definitely fall into the latter camp. I research ad nauseum, read reviews, measure carefully, take everything into account, and […]

Node.js and Enterprise – Why Not?

My daughter is 14. Like her father, she loves and plays music. As with all the restless teens, sitting through multiple hours of Grammys 2014 was a non-starter. Therefore, she installed me as her push notification service. My role was to sit on the sofa (iPad in hand – I am not crazy to just watch TV for […]

Release the Kraken.js – Part I

Of course when you’re a kid, you can be friends with anybody. […] You like Cherry Soda? I like Cherry Soda! We’ll be best friends! Jerry Seinfeld We learned from Rene Zellweger that sometimes you can have people at “Hello”. In case of myself and the project Kraken.js, it had me at “Node.js/express.js/Dust.js/jQuery/Require.js/Bootstrap”. OK, not fit for a memorable […]

Pushy Node.js II: The Mullet Architecture

The post title unintentionally sounds like a movie franchise (e.g. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan), but in my defense I DID promise I will return to the topic of pushing events to the browser using Socket.io and Node.js in the post about message queues. The idea was to take the example I wrote about in […]

Node.js on the Road – San Francisco

This post is a first of sorts – as with my review of RESS: The Essentials that opened my Reviews category, it will be the first in the Events. In this context, plural is actually justified because it covers not one but two events: Node.js on the Road on Feb 27th in San Francisco’s hosted […]