Category: Open Source

  • 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…

  • Cian-Foley-NearForm

    Virtual Coffee with Cian Foley, Full Stack Developer at NearForm

          Cian Foley has combined two passions in life – healthy eating and developing clean and tidy code. As NearForm’s latest superfan of React Hooks, Cian is the person to speak to about emerging technologies. We started the discussion talking about food – but it all links back to building great tech, in...
    Virtual Coffee
    Fullstack, Interviews, Open Source, React | 8th April 2019
  • 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
  • Five Ways Node.js Benefits Today’s Digital Enterprise

    From speed to market and modern architectures to developer skills and the Open Source community, discover how Node.js benefits today’s enterprise. Prior to the cloud, software was built and delivered as single monolithic units requiring dedication of significant resources capable of running for months, or even years, without restart. Building cloud-native projects requires a shift…

    NearForm
    Node.js, eBook, Open Source, Performance | 8th February 2019
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