Category: Open Source

  • 7 Lessons on a Journey to InnerSource

    With the increasing pressure to deliver new ideas, products and services faster and more efficiently, companies are asking themselves: Is our development model the best it could be?  Companies born in the digital world tend to have an inherent collaborative culture, using agile methodologies and open source ecosystems that drives a more efficient development model…

  • Lessons from a Journey to InnerSource with James McLeod at FINOS

    Danese Cooper talks to James McLeod, Director of Community at the FinTech Open Source Foundation – FINOS, about his journey to InnerSource at Lloyds Banking Group.  James recently joined FINOS to pioneer and educate the Financial Services adoption of Open Source.  In this podcast, you can learn how he overcame the challenges in establishing cross-functional…

  • Virtual Coffee With NearForm Director of DevOps, Alex Knol

    Alex has lived an interesting life. Born in Holland, he lived a little while in North Carolina. Upon moving back to Europe, he desired a warmer climate, so he and his wife moved to a property a few kilometers outside of a small Spanish town, overlooking the Mediterranean.  Now, Alex lives completely off the grid,...
    Virtual Coffee
  • How to use GraphQL in React using hooks

    What are Hooks? React Hooks, introduced in version 16.8.0, are reusable stateful logic functions. They aim to simplify the development of complex components by splitting them into small functional blocks that are easier to manage, test and reuse.  Using hooks removes the need for many abstractions like Higher Order Components (HOC) and render props. They…

  • In person with NearForm founder, Cian Ó Maidín

    GBI Events recently caught up with NearForm founder and CEO to talk disruption, Open Source, and how the global development community is directly supporting business transformation. What do you see as the biggest business challenges enterprises are facing right now into 2019? At a global level, there’s been a huge shift. All the systems on…

    Virtual Coffee
    Interviews, Culture, Node.js, Open Source | 20th June 2019
  • Conversations with Changemakers: Jason Mulligan of Adobe

    Following this year’s Adobe Summit in Las Vegas, we got the chance to catch up with Jason Mulligan, Senior Principal Architect & Developer EXL, to talk event IOT, the future of digital badges, opportunities for open source and what the Experience League is all about. Before we delve into your world of software, code and…

    Conor O'Neill
  • NearForm at the inaugural UN Human Rights Office and IBM Call-for-Code event in Geneva

    It’s fair to say that I never expected to be writing a blogpost like this! Just over a week ago I learned that NearForm had been invited by IBM to take part in the Call for Code Geneva hosted by the United Nations Human Rights Office. Before anyone else had a chance, I excitedly offered…

    Conor O'Neill
    News and Events, Open Source | 10th June 2019
  • Future-of-webapps

    The Future of WebApps and the winners at FinJS & FinTech World Forum 12 years later

    This week I was lucky enough to attend both FinJS and the FinTech World Forum in London – two very different events but with lots of crossovers. A fun aspect for me about the latter was that it was held in the Kensington Conference Centre. The last time I was there was in 2007 for…

  • Podcast – NearForm, Open Source and Node.js with CEO Cian Ó’Maidín

    Cian Ó'Maidín shares the founding principles of NearForm, the critical factors to the future success of Open Source in the enterprise and how Node.js has evolved in its 10 years. If you are interested in Danese Cooper's book 'Adopting Innersource' mentioned  in this podcast, head on over here and complete a request form.  The first...
    NearForm
    Open Source, Culture, Node.js, Podcast | 22nd May 2019
  • Speeding up React SSR: Announcing ESX

      React is a hugely popular frontend framework that revolutionised the frontend development world. As a Principal Architect and Consultant at NearForm, it has become painfully clear that React’s Server-Side Rendering (SSR) is a performance bottleneck for web backends around the world. ESX presents a simple solution that can be dropped into pre-existing React applications…

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