Category: Open Source

  • 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…

  • Lessons from a Journey to InnerSource at American Airlines

    At American Airlines, where there are approximately 3,500 people working in IT, the company recognised that there were growing silos of communication and a need for greater collaboration across teams.  In this podcast, we talk to Spencer Kaiser, Principal Architect for Emerging Tech, about how the company embarked on their journey to InnerSource including the…

  • Virtual Coffee With NearForm Delivery Architect, Damien Feugas

    Damien is based in Lyon, France and has been working with NearForm since 2016.  He recently completed a project with TELUS and is currently working with an enterprise client in the agriculture industry.  Outside of work, Damien is busy chasing around his two young children.  Before his days became focused on parenthood, he was a...
  • OpenSource is Art: Tech Talk Video

    Cian O' Maidin CEO - NearForm talks about how Open Source is Art, what it means to NearForm and how we supports the artists with the use InnerSource in the enterprise. This talk was given at NodeConf EU 2019
  • 10 Years of Node with Michael Dawson from IBM

    Continuing in our series of chats on 10 years of Node.js, we’re delighted to hear from Michael Dawson, Node.js Community Lead at IBM.  Michael is a passionate member of the Node.js community and an active participant in the wider ecosystem.  Here Michael shares his reflections on and aspirations on the most notable milestones and features,…

    James Snell
    Node.js, NodeConfEU, Open Source, Performance | 28th November 2019
  • The Fastify Journey: how it has become the latest OpenJS Foundation Incubating Project

    There is nothing I love more than to see an open source project growing from a personal passion to one that captures the interest of thousands of others and has the potential to make a big difference.  Yesterday’s announcement about Fastify joining the Open JS Foundation’s incubator program is a major step in one such…

  • All of the Bangle.js excitement including new community OSS apps already

    As we hoped, the attendees were blown away when they got their Bangle.js at NodeConf EU registration last Sunday. It’s always very satisfying when a project delivers for both your users and for yourselves. There were an huge number of tweets about the watch, some of which you can read below. Following the announcement,  Bangle.js…

    Conor O'Neill
    Open Source, Node.js, NodeConfEU | 20th November 2019
  • Workers in Node.js: How to write a sudoku-solving server

    One awesome thing about Node.js 12, which became the main Long Term Support release line in October 2019, is stable support for Worker threads. Workers are originally a feature of the Web, where they have enabled developers to run background tasks without blocking the Browser’s rendering thread for a long time. Similarly, in Node.js running…

    Anna Henningsen
    Node.js, Open Source | 12th November 2019
  • OpenJS Node.js Developer Certification: What to Expect

    In collaboration with the OpenJS Foundation and Nodesource it’s my pleasure to announce the launch of two certifications: the OpenJS Node Services Developer (JSNSD) and the OpenJS Node Application Developer (JSNAD). As technical lead and primary author on both certifications I’m going to discuss the driving principles used to create the certifications, along with the…

    David Clements
    Node.js, Open Source, Performance, Skills | 22nd October 2019
  • Tech Stack Talks : Building HospitalRun the Fastify Way!

    We love to hear how open source technologies that NearFormers have authored, contributed to or help maintain, are being used in live environments.  Here Maksim Sinik talks to us about HospitalRun, the open-access platform that aims to provide the most modern hospital information system to the less-resourced environments.  We hear about the challenges in building…

    Guest Maksim Sinik
    Fastify, Open Source, Performance | 14th October 2019
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