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Node at scale: What Google, Mozilla, & Yahoo are doing with Node.js

When the scale of your application is “everyone on the Internet,” you have to think a bit differently about adopting new technologies.<p>At the Node Summit today, a bevy of “big boy” company executives gathered to chat about Node.js, the server-side JavaScript technology that’s been taking the …

BitNami Launches MongoDB Stack To Develop Apps As Demand Scales For AWS-Based Services

BitNami has added a MongoDB stack for developers to build web apps on the popular NoSQL database. The stack, available next week, allows developers to deploy and manage either on-premise, through Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Windows Azure.<p>The Y Combinator alum’s new stack will come integrated with …

10 Gotchas in MongoDB Development

Nov. 29, 13 · Java Zone ·Not set<p>Heads up...this article is old!<p>Technology moves quickly and this article was published <b>4 years ago</b>. Some or all of its …

Preparing for Your First MongoDB Deployment: Backup and Security

In the first article of this two part series, we discussed how many of the concepts, operations and processes for deploying Relational Databases can …

Cross Network Dashboard For Your Ad Campaigns

Managing JavaScript Complexity

These are the slides for the talk "Managing and Visualizing JavaScript Complexity" given at QCon SF 2013 by Jarrod Overson

Famo.us Part II: Javascript Platform Breaks Down Barriers For Web 3.0 App Makers

The world of apps is changing quickly and this makes app making a very exciting but nerve wracking business to be in. Every week there are new libraries, frameworks and platforms to assess and learn. Along with the big native app platforms (iOS and Android) you might need to figure out how to build …

Apple updates Safari with Spotlight searching, tab views, & a new JavaScript compiler

Today, Apple announced a complete redesign of the Safari browser, set to debut with the next major release of OS X, “Yosemite.”<p>The redesigned browser will ship with a new “tab view” feature, which organizes browser tabs; Spotlight search integration with Google Knowledge Graph-like features; and …

7 steps to better JavaScript

<i>Screencast created by Tuts+Premium in association with net magazine and Creative Bloq.</i><p>With browser performance improving, along with the steady …

CSS-Driven Internationalization In JavaScript

A Typical Solution To The Problem<p>Different APIs exist for changing languages in JavaScript. Most of them contain three main functions:<p>The first …

9 programming languages that make coding JavaScript a joy

9 worthwhile languages that compile to JavaScript<p>JavaScript has become must-know tech, as widely spread through the IT ecosystem as Linux and …

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Automated Web Testing using JavaScript

Session from GIDS 2014, showing how to do automated Web testing using a variety of JavaScript frameworks, including QUnit, Jasmine, Protractor, Selenium, and PhantomJS

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Async data pipelines for client-side JavaScript

Patterns like data pipelines, queuing and multiplexing are familiar to backend developers working on distributed and high-traffic systems. Projects such as Node.js or ZeroMQ make the concepts of streams, queues and pipelines first-order primitives that allow you to compose software in an organic …

Node.js and the JavaScript Age

<i>Editors Note: This post was published on Friday, April 8 on the Metamarkets Group Blog by CTO Mike Driscoll. Metamarkets is a portfolio company of</i> …

Embracing failure on the front-end: Making better JavaScript apps by learning from botches

It’s inevitable that code running in browsers will fail in strange and unexpected ways. While we’ve made extraordinary progress in building highly-polished Javascript web apps on multiple platforms, we’re still at the very beginning of creating monitoring tools that tell us when things start to go …

Programming Startup Famo.us Gets $25 Million to Make JavaScript More Famous

Can the platform make the programming language cool and app development accessible?<p>Famo.us, an unusual programming startup that allows users to make nifty mobile apps using JavaScript, has raised $25 million in additional funding and added high-profile investor Jerry Murdock to its board.<p>The new …

Amazon AppStream – Deliver Streaming Applications from the Cloud

How would you like to build high-fidelity, graphically rich applications that run on a wide variety of devices, start instantly, and have access to …

Amazon Kinesis – Real-Time Processing of Streaming Big Data

Imagine a situation where fresh data arrives in a continuous stream, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You need to capture the data, process it, and …

Amazon Web Services looks to lure Hadoop users with 12 new virtual servers

Amazon Web Services hopes to entice more Hadoop users to its Elastic MapReduce service with new virtual servers, one of which has 262GB of memory and …

Cloud, agile software changing the nature of projects

Vodafone Australia began using agile 18 months ago, in conjunction with cloud-based test and development servers from Amazon Web Services.<p>Chief …

AWS Architecture Blog

In the era of the cloud, hosting a static website is cheaper, faster and simpler than traditional on premise hosting, where you always have to …

Cloud Computing

Journey Through the AWS Cloud: Building Scalable Web Apps

Neeraj Kumar, Enterprise Solutions Architect, AWS<p>Level: Intermediate<p>If you could solve real-world problems with IoT data, what would you tackle first?<p>…

Twelve New Features for Amazon Redshift | Amazon Web Services

Amazon Redshift makes it easy for you to launch a data warehouse. Because Redshift is a managed service, you can focus on your data and your …

AWS re:Invent 2018

At AWS re:Invent 2018, connect with peers and cloud experts, collaborate at our bootcamps, and learn how AWS can improve productivity, security and …

Route 53 Update – Domain Name Registration, Geo Routing, and a Price Reduction | Amazon Web Services

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name Service (DNS), including a powerful Health Checking Service. Today we are extending …

Amazon Web Services Moves Beyond Developer Tools

Amazon Web Services is known for many things, but all of those have to do with developer services like cloud computing instances, databases and storage. Lately, however, AWS is slowly getting more into productivity tools that are meant for end users.<p>Amazon‘s first attempt to get into this market …

Coming Soon! An Important Change to How You Manage Your AWS Account’s Access Keys | Amazon Web Services

As part of our ongoing efforts to help keep your resources secure, on <b>April 21, 2014</b>, AWS removed the ability to retrieve existing secret access keys …

Amazon brings same-day delivery to 7 more cities

Online retail giant Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service to seven new markets, the company announced today.<p>Amazon offers lower shipping rates to those that sign up for its $100 annual Prime membership, which grants members free two-day delivery on anything Amazon or one of its …