nearForm Representing Europe at Node Summit
By Cian O'Maidin

It’s just a week to go before Node Summit takes place in San Francisco.

Node Summit is the premier business event for the software industry on Node.js. It promises to be a top-tier event with a mixture of leaders from open-source, industry and startups travelling from all over the world for this two day, bumper event.

Node Summit will showcase how some of biggest and most innovative companies in the world are using node.js to gain a competitive advantage, both from a software performance and an operational point of view. One thing that has become abundantly clear from the lineup for Node Summit that an undeniable body of evidence exists that node.js is now unstoppable.

Giant market leading companies such as WalMart, Yahoo, Facebook, Ebay, PayPal, Linkedin, Groupon, GoDaddy, Condé Nast, DirectTV, NPR, Pearson, HBO and MasterCard are all using node.js to drive business growth and operational efficiencies.

Node is now ready for the big-time, there is also an encouraging selection of consulting companies and agencies attending and talking at Node Summit which means there is readily available support for companies that are considering taking a leap into the world of node.js.


Software consulting and development companies attending include OmniTI, Dynamatik, ^Lift Security, Creative Arts Agency and &Yet. A small number of specialist node-only companies are also attending including nearForm and The Node Firm.


Cloud providers attending will include Joyent, MongoDB, Cloudant, Continuuity, Splunk, Apigee, StrongLoop, Twilio, Oracle, Applied Duality, Microsoft, Graphiftry, Rheosoft, Gigaom, Heroku, Rackspace, F5 networks, Twillio, New Relic, Splunk, StrongLoop, NodeJitsu, Cloud Foundry, Adobe, Mozilla.


nearForm founder Richard Rodger will be there to share some wisdom and in-the-trenches experience on how to integrate Node.js into an enterprise setting where an existing technology platform already exists. Richard will focus on how to deliver quick wins in a production environment and also on the Node.js patterns which developers must learn to successfully implement Node.js.


nearForm CEO Cian Ó Maidín will also be at Node Summit moderating a panel discussion on the web development ecosystem with Voxer, Yahoo, MongoDb and eBay.


“It’s a great honor to represent the European Node.js community at Node Summit next week. At nearForm we have been major Node.js advocates from the early days and we’re fully committed to supporting the growth of Node.js in Europe”

– Cian Ó Maidín


Cian and Richard will be in San Francisco the week of Node Summit. Be sure to reach out and say hello.

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