I recently came across a LinkedIn article about emerging technology hubs in the US that are luring startups to locations outside Silicon Valley. The article resonated with me as my company is located in its own micro-hub in a different part of the world.

The fantastic reality of modern software development is that those who are at the cutting edge – in the microservices and Node.js worlds, for example – are not necessarily based in trendy high-rise glass buildings in any city, anywhere in the world. nearForm is headquartered in Tramore, County Waterford, a stunningly beautiful seaside town on Ireland’s ancient east coastline. Not a high-rise building in sight!

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This post demonstrates how nearForm’s consulting services help clients to maximize the performance of their existing systems.

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NET-A-PORTER is a pioneer in the e-commerce space. Since it launched in June 2000, it has established itself as one of the UK’s top online fashion brands. It attracts six million visitors to its portal each month, delivering a seamless shopping experience to them via mobile, tablet and desktop.

Visitors access NET-A-PORTER through an interactive website, a social shopping app and various online magazines, which help boost its audience.

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The annual NodeConf EU is one of nearForm’s great success stories. Now we’re bringing that history of success and excellence to London. I’m very excited to announce that the inaugural NodeConf London event takes place in the iconic Barbican Centre on Wednesday May 11, 2016. Tickets cost £200 and are available now. 

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The Tao of Microservices book cover

The Tao of Microservices is the new book by nearForm co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) Richard Rodger. Due for publication in full in Fall 2016, the book’s first two chapters are available now as part of publisher Manning’s early access program (MEAP).

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nodeday is a one-day conference that showcases the best, latest and most interesting knowledge and skills from the international Node.js community. This year’s nodeday Amsterdam took place on February 11, 2016 at the iconic Machinegebouw building in the city’s historic Westergasfabriek (gas factory) site.

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Attendees at nodeday Amsterdam 2016 in the Maschinengebouw building

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