Category: Performance

  • 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: Tech Talk Video

    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
  • 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…

  • Does your Digital Customer Experience need more than a lick of paint?

    Companies who obsess about delivering a superb customer experience – frictionless digital services included – are best equipped to drive loyalty and win lifelong brand advocates. But where should a company begin when they realize they have a customer experience problem? We have first-hand experience in helping many leading global brands make that step-change and…

  • The Cost of Logging & Node.js Performance: Tech Talk Video

    At 10am on Black Friday, your phone rings: the new JS application you deployed came under too much load, and the site has gone down! Your employer is losing sales opportunities... your employer is losing money! But you don’t lose your cool. You log into your cloud provider and tweak your autoscaling settings. Now the...
    Matteo Collina
  • 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
  • Accelerating GraphQL on Node.js

    GraphQL is a query language that is rapidly gaining wide adoption across the community. It combines type validation with a query and filtering syntax that makes it easy to get up-and-running with a powerful web API in almost no time. Features like running parallel queries or update-all become much easier, because they are first class...
    Matteo Collina
  • node-clinic

    Node.js meetup – Node Clinic from NearForm

    We had another great crowd at our Node.js Dublin meetup in September. Hosted in the Microsoft building in Leopardstown, Matteo Collina featured a profile of Node Clinic, a new set of diagnostic tools to help diagnose and address application and platform performance issues and Dara Hayes giving an introduction to GraphQL with a live demo. If you…

    Sean Walsh
    Node.js, Performance | 20th November 2018
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