Node.js

A simple connect middleware to transpile CoffeeScript files

This new module called connect-coffee-script is a Connect middleware used to serve javascript files written in CoffeeScript. This middleware is to be used by connect or any Connect compatible framework such as Express and Zappa. For those not familiar with CoffeeScript, it is a transpiler which compile into Javascript. […]

By |2019-06-24T09:07:56+00:00July 4th, 2016|Categories: Hack|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Java versus JS fun, a quote from the Node.js mailing list

I just read that one on the mailing list. I found it relevant enough to share it with those who did not subscribe to it: First Lothar Pfeiler: I still wonder, if it's cool to have such a big discussion on how to convert a string into an integer, or if all the java developers [...]

By |2019-06-24T08:12:18+00:00February 23rd, 2012|Categories: Node.js|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A fresh look at testing Node.js projects: Mocha, Should and Travis

Today, I finally decided to spend some time around Travis. It’s been a weeks since that little green image on top of GitHub homepages has been buzzing me. Well, to be totally honest, this isn’t how I started my evening. First, after 2 years of good and faithfull service, I decided to drop Expresso and [...]

By |2019-06-25T09:33:57+00:00February 19th, 2012|Categories: DevOps, Node.js|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Coffee script, how do I debug that damn js line?

Update April 12th, 2012: Pull request adding error reporting to CoffeeScript with line mapping Chances are that, if you code in CoffeeScript, you often find yourself facing a JavaScript exception telling you a problem occured on a specific line. Problem is that the line number in question in the one of the generated JavaScript, not [...]

By |2019-06-24T09:08:15+00:00February 15th, 2012|Categories: Hack, Node.js|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Announcing Mecano, a set of functions for system deployment

Update July 2016, Mecano is now renamed Nikita. We are releasing Node Mecano on GitHub which gather common functions used while deploying systems. The idea was to group those functions into a comprehensive library. […]

By |2019-06-24T10:00:52+00:00February 12th, 2012|Categories: Node.js|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How Node CSV parser may save your weekend

Last Friday, an hour before the doors of my customer close for the weekend, a co-worker came to me. He just finished to export 9 CSV files from an Oracle database which he wanted to import into Greenplum such as our customer could start testing on Monday morning. The problem as exposed was quite simple. [...]

By |2019-06-23T21:56:34+00:00December 13th, 2011|Categories: Node.js|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Node.js is now integrated to the Microsoft Azure platform

Node is now a first class citizen in the Microsoft Azure cloud environment alongside .Net, Java and PHP. This integration is the logical consequence of Microsoft's involvement in the development of Node a year ago. Originally only available on Unix platforms (Linux, OSX, ...), Node version 5 was mainly dedicated to porting the engine to [...]

By |2019-06-23T21:52:32+00:00December 11th, 2011|Categories: Tech Radar|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Node HBase, a NodeJs client for Apache HBase

HBase is a "column familly" database from the Hadoop ecosystem built on the model of Google BigTable. HBase can accommodate very large volumes of data (tera or peta) while maintaining high availability and fast response times. Adaltas has posted a Node.js client for HBase whose code is published on GitHub and which uses the REST [...]

By |2019-06-23T21:36:24+00:00November 1st, 2010|Categories: Big Data|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Node.js, JavaScript on the server side

Waiting for the Next Big Language (NBL for Next Big Language), this is now 3 years or more since I predict to my customers a bright future for JavaScript as a programming language for server applications. My argument was based primarily on its aesthetics, simplicity and dynamic nature. Designed in 1995 by Sun Microsystems (acquired [...]

By |2019-06-21T22:58:43+00:00June 12th, 2010|Categories: Node.js|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments