So you’re thinking about using node.js: awesome. If you’re new to the community you’re probably thinking “what’s the best node.js module / library for X?” I think it’s really true when experienced language gurus say “80% of your favorite language is your favorite library.” This is the first in a series of articles will give you a high-level overview of some of our favorite node.js libraries at Nodejitsu. Today we’ll take a look at these libraries:
cradle: A high-level, caching, CouchDB library for Node.js
Hey everyone! I am starting a new article series called node.js modules you should know about. I have been using node for over 2 years now and I built Browserling startup using node so I know just about everything about it. I also have written about 20 node.js modules myself (see my github).
In this series I will go through a few dozen of node.js modules, give examples and explain where it’s useful.
I’ve recently learned how to program Node.js applications. I couldn’t find tutorial on how to deploy it in the way I wanted to, so I figured out a solution and this is what I’ve learned.
Clever chaps will have noticed you can just use the ‘&’ like so:
In the mean time, I’ve started to get a more clearer view on the general concepts on which Node.js is based on, as well as the kind of applications that can be built using this server-side platform. The more I read and learn about Node.js, the more I come to the conclusion that it is very much targeted towards building real-time applications. Google Wave, Friendfeed and most recently Facebook are popular examples. You can also read this article to learn more about other examples of real-time web applications. Continue reading →