Author: NearForm

  • Fireside chat with Anna Henningsen: Tech Talk Video

    Anna Henningsen chats about her work with NearForm Research, Code & Learn workshops, QUIC & proudest contribution to Node. Filmed on-site at NodeConf EU 2019.
    Video, Node.js | 9th January 2020
  • Fireside chat with NearForm CEO Cian Ó Maidín: Tech Talk Video

    Katie Roberts chats with NearForm CEO Cian Ó Maidín on 8 years of running NodeConf EU, the community around it and how enterprise companies are stepping more into the OpenSource world through InnerSource. Filmed on-site at NodeConf EU 2019.
    Video, Node.js | 9th January 2020
  • Node.js Certifications Detailed Overview – David Clements & Adrian Estrada: Tech Talk Video

    Two official Node.js Certification were released in October of this year: The OpenJS Node Application Developer Certification and the OpenJS Node Services Developer. David Mark Clements of NearForm and Adrian Estrada of NodeSource explain the philosophy and core concepts behind the certifications while providing insight into how skills are verified, what to expect and how...
    Video, Node.js | 6th January 2020
  • GraphQL, Simplified – David Clements & Matteo Collina: Tech Talk Video

    Use React? Use GraphQL? Love Hooks? Graphql-hooks is a new GraphQL client for React with a hooks-first API. It’s super fast and weighs only 1.9kB gzipped. The motivation behind graphql-hooks was a barebones GraphQL Client, focused on speed and lightweight. Both Apollo and Relay have pioneered how to use GraphQL on the client. However, over...
    Video, GraphQL, Node.js | 31st December 2019
  • Stream into the Future – Matteo Collina: Tech Talk Video

    There was a time when Node.js streams were all the rage but over time the Node.js Core Streams codebase became extremely complex and hard to understand. Worse still, WHATWG introduced an API for browser Streams. The two Streams API’s are incompatible with each other and both are complex and leaky. In this talk, a Node.js...
  • Broken Promises – James Snell: Tech Talk Video

    When a customer comes to us with a complaint that their code is running slowly, our first question has become, "Are you using Promises?". When they predictably tell us yes, our response has become, "You're likely using them wrong". In this talk, we'll discuss the various ways Promises are abused. We'll talk about why that...
    Video, Node.js | 31st December 2019
  • The Node.js Top 10: Features, Drivers, Mistakes & Tricks

    Following our interview series on the 10 years of Node.js, we’ve compiled a top 10 list based on opinions of some leading community members and contributors whom we spoke with over the recent months.   Here they are, in no particular order with the exception of Workers which came out tops as the best feature in…

  • 2020: Another Year to Accelerate & Innovate

    It’s the end of the year and we’re enjoying a festive drink with some of the NearForm Operations team (Damian Beresford – Technical Director, Colm Harte – Technical Director and Hélène Haughney – Chief Operations Officer) to reflect on the year past and look ahead to what’s coming in 2020.  What was 2019 like for…

  • Accelerating Innovation at The Ambassador Theatre Group

    The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world’s number one live-theatre company with 45 venues in Britain, the US and Australia. With theatres such as The Savoy in London and The Lyric Theatre on Broadway New York, the group has a vision to become the destination of choice for customers wanting to experience live events.  Prioritising…

  • The Module Ecosystem – The Stress of Success: Tech Talk Video

    The module ecosystem is a key ingredient in the success of the JavaScript ecosystem. Unfortunately, it is a challenge ensuring that key modules are maintained, safe and kept up to date. The resulting pain is felt by users of the modules, the original module authors who often would like to help but no longer can...
    Video, Node.js, NodeConfEU | 12th December 2019
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