Category: Node.js

  • Node Clinic

    Introducing Node Clinic – A performance toolkit for Node.js developers

    Clinic simplifies the process of investigating and fixing performance issues in your Node.js applications

  • Reaching Ludicrous Speed with Fastify

    Reaching Ludicrous Speed with Fastify

    In this post we’re going to take a look at Fastify, a high-performance HTTP framework for Node.js

  • Making Promises safer in Node.js

    Making Promises safer in Node.js

    Promises can be a powerful choice for a Node.js project, but there are some pitfalls to be aware of.

    Matteo Collina
  • Microsoft and nearForm announce alliance for Node.js developer migration and support services on Azure

    We are announcing a new alliance to help customers migrate to using Node.js on Azure

    Conor O'Neill
  • Deploying containerized Node.js applications with Microsoft Azure

    Deploying containerized Node.js applications with Microsoft Azure

    Taking advantage of the new Web App for Containers service offered by Azure to deploy a containerized Node.js application

    Simon Lawerence
  • Tuning Node.js app performance with Autocannon and 0x

    Tuning Node.js app performance with Autocannon and 0x

    Featuring two open source tools developed by Matteo Collina and David Mark Clements of nearForm.

  • Architecting Electron Applications for 60fps

    Architecting Electron Applications for 60fps

    A deep-dive into optimizations that should be made to achieve smooth rendering, and a low resource footprint for Electron on all platforms

  • Pre-compiling Node.js Modules

    Introduction I recently worked on a pretty cool feature for autocannon that makes it easier for users to download and use it. The feature is the pre-compilation of the native Node.js modules that autocannon depends on. This means that autocannon users don’t have to compile dependencies themselves. Therefore, they don’t need to have build tools…

    Glen Keane
    | 9th August 2016
  • The Cost of Logging

    The Cost of Logging

    At NearForm, we like to scratch our own itch, and we build tools based on the needs of our customers and our own needs as consultants. When David Mark Clements and myself were in London conducting a performance training and consulting engagement with Net-A-Porter, we noticed that the routes which were logging more were the slowest ones. Moreover,…

    NearForm
    | 2nd August 2016
  • How PayPal is being revolutionised by Node.js and Lean-UX

    Release the Kraken: How PayPal is being revolutionised by Node.js and Lean-UX

    At the beginning of September 2013, we had the pleasure of hearing Bill Scott from PayPal talk about the revolution that is happening there through the use of Node.js and Lean-UX practices. Bill arrived in PayPal in 2011 to a risk-averse, “not invented here” culture where long shelf life was the norm. Things were so…

    Cian Ó’Maidín
    | 5th November 2013
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