OpenROV (remotely operated underwater vehicle) was founded with the mission to make undersea exploration available to everyone. It is an underwater robot that runs Linux, Node.js, socket.io, and TCP/IP and is controlled by a web browser. OpenROV is also completely open source. In this lightning talk, Ray Hightower, software developer and founder of WisdomGroup, walks through his OpenROV construction, software architecture, and underwater exploration.Continue
Node.js addons are a powerful feature that gives us the ability to drop down to low level C or C++ for performance and to leverage existing libraries. Thorsten Lorenz, Senior Software Engineer at NodeSource, gives a rundown on the basics of addons and how they work. He then gives a demo of nad, a node addon developer tool he built that shows that with the proper tooling, developing addons is easy and useful.Continue
Artsy transitioned from a monolithic Ruby on Rails stack to a distributed system with Node.js apps that share code and rendering between the server and browser and have open sourced their learnings into a boilerplate project called Ezel.Continue
An increasing number of applications are built with APIs for internal services communicating with each other as well as an external API. These critical APIs must be monitored. In this talk, Garland Kan (Engineer, Algorithms.io), explains how engineers can use Frisby.JS as an API testing and monitoring tool.Continue
Jarrett Cruger (Software Engineer, Nodejitsu) discusses practical use cases for Godot, a streaming real-time event processor based on Riemann written in Node.js. Check out this talk if you're interested in monitoring, messaging, internal logging, and gathering metrics data.Continue
Ben Newman (Engineer, Facebook) has spent many months creating Regenerator. The open source project brings support for ES6 style generators to your code. In this popular talk, Ben will talk about what led him to create Regenerator, show us what it can do today, and give you a sneak peak of where it's going in the future.Continue
In this talk, "Content Delivery with MongoDB and Node.js," Nir Zicherman and Jack Sisson discuss why the Aviary mobile team chose MongoDB and Node.js to build a fully flexible system that scales with our growth and facilitates the evolution of our product. This talk was recorded at the New York MongoDB user group meetup at Ebay NYC.Continue
Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CTO of Cinchcast and BlogTalkRadio, and his colleague Danny Gershman will be presenting “Sharing Slides with 10,000 People in r/t: Socket.IO and Node.JS in Production” in this recording from the NYC Node.JS meetup. They cover tips on security and show how they approached securing their application. This tech talks covers securing Node.js & Socket.io in production.