From Node to Go: A High-Level Comparison

At XO Group, we primarily work with Node and Ruby to build out our system of interconnected services. We get the implicit performance… Read more


Node.js promisify in core

See nodejs/CTC#12 for discussion/background. I would say that that thread is a better place for general discussion, and I prefer it if comments here would be kept to what is directly relevant for t... (more…)

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5 alternatives to Node.js for Java

NodeJS is the best known and most popular way of executing JavaScript on the server. If you have existing investments in Java and see the benefits of using the Java VM, then NodeJS might not be an ideal approach. Luckily, the JVM provides Javascript suppo...

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Implementing the IRC spec in Node.js

IRC has always been a big part of my life. Some of my strongest friendships grew from chatting in IRC channels I visited every day since I was a teen. As I walked along the path to a career in…...

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