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 memorableContinue reading “Release the Kraken.js – Part I”

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 hostedContinue reading “Node.js on the Road – San Francisco”

On the LinkedIn’s Dusty Trail

There is an old New Yorker cartoon (from 1993) where a dog working on the computer tells another dog: “On the Internet, nobody knows you are a dog”. That’s how I occasionally feel about the GitHub projects – they could be solid, multi-contributor powerhouses churning out release after release, and there could be great ideasContinue reading “On the LinkedIn’s Dusty Trail”

Rocket Science vs System Integration

Note: In case you missed it, there is still a chance to get a free eBook of RESS Essentials from Packt Publishing. All you need to do is check the book out at Packt Publishing web site, drop a line about the book back at the comments section of my article with your email addressContinue reading “Rocket Science vs System Integration”

Of Mice and Men

The best laid schemes of mice and men Often go awry. Robert Burns, 1785. Dear readers of this blog, you may have noticed a lapse in the rhythm that I faithfully followed from the very beginning (a new post every Tuesday, more recently switching to Monday). You may have inferred that I am ‘recharging’, awayContinue reading “Of Mice and Men”

Sitting on the Node.js Fence

I am a long standing fan of Garrison Keillor and his Prairie Home Companion. I fondly remember a Saturday in which he delivered his widely popular News From Lake Wobegon, and that contained the following conundrum: “Is ambivalence a bad thing? Well, yes and no”. It also accurately explains my feeling towards Node.js and the explodingContinue reading “Sitting on the Node.js Fence”