Category: Performance

  • 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…

  • 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
  • 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…

  • Speeding Up React SSR with ESX: Tech Talk Video

    React is a hugely popular frontend framework that revolutionized the frontend development world. React is built primarily for the browser, while Node has fundamentally different operational constraints to the browser. As a Principal Architect and Consultant it has become painfully clear that React's Server-Side Rendering is a performance bottleneck for web backends around the world....
    David Clements
  • Streamless Future with JavaScript Async Iterators and Generators: Tech Talk Video

    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
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