Category: Open Source

  • GraphQL-Hooks

    Introducing GraphQL Hooks

    At NearForm we love React, and since the release of React Hooks we’ve been busy building cool new things with them.

  • Javascript Promises – The Definitive Guide

    The single-threaded, event-loop based concurrency model of JavaScript, deals with processing of events using so-called “asynchronous non-blocking I/O model.” Unlike computer languages such as Java, where events are handled using additional threads, processed in parallel with the main execution thread, JavaScript code is executed sequentially. In order to prevent blocking the main thread on I/O-bound…

    Ivan Jovanovic
  • The-journey-to-open-source

    The Journey to Open Source: A Leading Thinkers’ Discussion with NearForm

    We caught up with some of the leading thinkers, contributors and users of Open Source at NodeConf EU to discuss the role of Open Source & Node.js in digital transformation when it’s right for enterprises to join the evolution and why we believe the time is now to get involved. Paul Savage, COO, NearForm Gordon…

    Paul Savage
    Open Source | 27th February 2019
  • 5 ways on how you should approach open innovation in your organisation

    Want a high performing culture? Make way for open innovation!

    Are today’s enterprises approaching innovation in the healthiest and most efficient way? If enterprises are to stay relevant, it’s time to retire outdated approaches to product & service development and embrace open innovation – by which we mean opening up the innovation process to open source solutions and a collaborative approach rather than in siloed…

    James Snell
    Innovation, Agile, Culture, InnerSource, Open Source | 20th February 2019
  • The Sourcing Consideration

    The Sourcing Consideration

    Forget about outsourcing or insourcing – jump to co-sourcing! I was struck once again at the recent Noord Group CIO Dialogue in Dublin that the trend of insourcing featured significantly throughout the event. For me, discussions around that recurring theme are still missing a key ingredient: how to leverage niche expertise in strategic partners. The…

    Clare Dillon
  • Sending 1.24 million MQTT messages from NodeConf EU to Azure (and lots more digital badge details)

    The NodeConf EU 2018 digital badge was a stunning success that far exceeded every expectation we had and eclipsed our beloved 2017 badge. In this post, I’ll walk you through the several days of the event, explain at a high level how the badge platform worked and also show you the lovely ways in which…

    Conor O'Neill
    IoT, NodeConfEU, Open Source | 17th December 2018
  • Enterprise-open-source

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Enterprise Open Source

    This time last month I was at NodeConfEU and was gutted that I had to leave early. But thankfully, all the sessions are available online for my (and your) viewing pleasure. I was looking back over them last week and came across this great discussion on Enterprises, Node.js and open source: the good, the bad…

    Clare Dillon
  • Protecting Node.js from uncontrolled resource consumption headers attacks

    Protecting Node.js from uncontrolled resource consumption headers attacks

     As part of the security release of the 27th of November 2018, we fixed several Denial of Service vulnerabilities related to headers processing. You should upgrade your Node.js versions to v6.15.0, v8.14.0, v10.14.0, v11.3.0. This blog post is an in-depth explanation on how those attacks were fixed. A long-time advice in the Node.js community is…

    Matteo Collina
    Node.js, Open Source | 28th November 2018
  • open-source

    Getting into open source for the first time

    Open source can be a thrilling hobby. My own contributions include projects like an IoT & Robotics framework and a Microservices framework, to name a few. The breadth and variance of open source mean that anyone with a text editor, terminal, and an internet connection can help build some really cool things with really cool people. Tools of…

    Dean McDonnell
  • Streams Header Image

    Welcome, Readable-stream@3!

    I am so excited to be able to release the new version of readable-stream, v3! For all of you that might not know, readable-stream is the most downloaded module on NPM, and part of practically any dependency chain of any JavaScript application. readable-stream is a userland port of the Node.js require(‘stream’) module, so that module authors could have a stable…

    Matteo Collina
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