Category: Performance

  • 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
  • The top five performance benefits of Node.js still apply

    I’m sure many regular readers of the NearForm blog are wondering why we’re doing a post about adopting Node.js in 2019. Particularly given that some of us have been using it in production since 2011. The reality is that the vast majority of software out there isn’t Node.js and all of the problems of legacy…

    Conor O'Neill
    Node.js, Performance | 9th October 2019
  • 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
  • Is a high-performing data architecture top of your digital agenda?

    Conor O’Neill, Chief Product Officer at NearForm, recently spoke to the IT Directors Forum in the UK on how a high-performing data architecture can drive overall business performance and value – and what characteristics that architecture most needs.  There has been much talked about the importance of security, availability, integration, analysis and access when it…

  • Streamless Future with JavaScript Async Iterators and Generators

    There was a time when Node.js streams were all the rage but over time the Node.js Core Streams codebase became extremely complex and hard to understand. Worse still, WHATWG introduced an API for browser Streams. The two Streams API’s are incompatible with each other and both are complex and leaky. In this talk, a Node.js...
    Matteo Collina
  • On-Demand Webinar: Creating an Environment for Accelerated Innovation

    Getting innovation right continues to challenge large organizations across industry verticals.  But there are key lessons to take from enterprises who have successfully pioneered new products and services, in new markets, using new tools: truly transformational innovation that doesn't just deliver a great customer experience, but that also builds and changes the core capabilities of the...
    NearForm
  • Meet the NearForm team at FullStack London 2019!

    FullStack 2019 returns to London in its sixth edition from July 10-12th. Now hosted at the Business Design Centre, FullStack London has been growing each year and still remains the best place to connect with the international JavaScript community! If you’re heading along be sure to check out the talks and workshops from the NearForm…

    Leanne Vaughey
  • Take your HTTP server to Ludicrous Speed with Fastify

    In Matteo's journey through nodeland, he always wondered about the cost of his abstractions. Express, Hapi, Restify, or just plain Node.js core? require (‘http’) can reach 44k requests/sec, Express 28k, and Hapi 21k. Matteo began a journey to write a HTTP framework with extremely low overhead, and Fastify was born. With its ability to reach...
    Matteo Collina
  • 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…

  • Meet the team at FullStack New York!

    The NearForm team will be at Fullstack NYC on 16th and 17th May to talk about high-performance Full-stack frameworks & tools including Node.js, Fastify, PWAs, Speeding up React SSR with ESX, React Hooks and Clinic.js and to offer a glimpse at our high-performing web applications designed for the future of banking. Matteo Collina, Technical Director,…

    Leanne Vaughey
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