Author: NearForm

  • SWIMming in the Microservices Ocean – Luca Maraschi, nearForm

    SWIMming in the Microservices Ocean - Luca Maraschi, nearForm This talk aims to speak about the theoretical and practical migration from thinking in services to think in distributed execution blocks. The audience is going to get an introduction on the common problems of scaling HTTP REST based micro-services and how cooperative RPC functions can facilitate...
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    Video | 3rd August 2018
  • RocksDB & Nodejs – Damian Beresford

    Damian Beresford talks about his recent experience developing a node.js native module for RocksDB. We'll look at RocksDB, learnings from the development of the module, and some big picture ramblings about what happens when you take one fast and easy to use disruptive tool and strap it on to another fast and easy to use...
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    Video | 3rd August 2018
  • Seize the Day – Opening New Frontiers for a Leading Professional Services Company

    EY is known globally for its world-class consulting service, helping business owners re-imagine their organizations and embrace change. SMEs represented an underserved market for EY, but entering this market would be a challenge. EY needed to deliver its consultancy expertise without a heavily customised offering, but via a self-service online platform that didn’t need human intervention.

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    Case Study | 19th July 2018
  • Trendsetters – Improving Performance for a Premium Fashion Company

    The Software Engineering team at Condé Nast International (CNI) knew it needed an automated way to migrate the vast quantities of content, and it developed a tool to do just that, recognizing that no off-the-shelf tool could cope with the disparate set of content it was facing, spanning multiple territories, languages and content types. But to meet its hard three-month deadline of migrating the first territory, Germany, CNI also saw the need for additional resources who were experienced in key technologies, including Node.js and React, so it selected NearForm.

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    Case Study | 13th July 2018
  • Fast Foodies – Modernising the Epicurious Experience

    Epicurious is the award-winning, go-to website for serious foodies. Part of the prestigious Condé Nast media group, it has established itself as one of the leading voices in the digital food world. Offering recipes and advice from top chefs and celebrities, the site commands a vast user base with 9.1 million unique visitors per month and 5.3 million followers on social media.

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    Case Study | 13th July 2018
  • How Node.js is saving lives. – Nigel Hanlon

    Every day, the men and women of the Emergency services risk their lives to save those in need. They do so through teamwork, dedication and best in class technology which helps save lives when every second counts. This talk focuses on Ireland's Emergency Air Ambulance services and the Node.js technology that supports them day and...
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    Video | 13th July 2018
  • Serverless Node.js in Google Cloud Platform – David Gonzalez

    Serverless is becoming very popular in the microservices world. Node.js is a platform particularly fitted for it and Google Cloud Platform has a lot to offer. In this talk, David is going to show us how to build a face detection app using serverless and the AI APIs for Node.js in Google Cloud Platform. Speaker:...
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    Video | 13th July 2018
  • Node week HTTP 2 for Node js Core – James Snell

    Node Week was a week-long series of daily talks brought to you by members of the Node.js community. Interested in node.js? Why not check out http://www.nodeconf.eu/
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    Webinar | 13th July 2018
  • Law and Order – Scaling Legal Data Management Securely

    Helping large enterprises around the world to handle their legal caseloads, i-Sight is a leading provider of data management solutions for incidents and investigations. Due to a significant increase in demand for its services, the company’s existing platform began to show strain. The 15-year-old legacy system, based on Domino Lotus Notes, simply could not cope with the pressure of i-Sight’s expanding portfolio. The company needed to migrate to a new system, one that would deliver powerful performance and responsive design at scale but also guarantee tight access controls to protect sensitive client data.

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    Case Study | 12th July 2018
  • Out With the Old, In With the New – Reimagining an Online Education Platform

    The London School of Marketing is a leading educational institution delivering accredited marketing and business qualifications. With a strong future focus on online facilitation, the limitations of the School’s monolithic system were beginning to frustrate its growth. The School was looking for a modern, ultra-usable online education platform that could quickly and easily adapt to business growth, changing markets and new business drivers, while at the same time continuously deliver new features to customers. With time being of the essence, the client set a 12-week lead time for completion.

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    Case Study | 12th July 2018
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