Aug 272012
 

Punam Dahiya shares her experiences on “Why Node.js and how to effectively use Node.js in production”.  She shares her experiences and learning while rewriting framework of UrbanTouch.com, one of the leading player in on-line beauty sector in India. UrbanTouch platform was originally written using Magento, an open source based ecommerce web application built using Zend Framework.

To provide support to growing user base with a scalable Internet application , we are rewriting the site in Node.js , which is based on event-driven I/O programming model that uses Server Side JavaScript on a VM that is incredibly fast (V8). Javascript, despite its oddities can be a great language to code in.

Node.js : A web developer’s journey –  was presented at IndicThreads Conference, Delhi NCR, India (July 2012). Presentation – Slides

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Jun 162010
 

Seems rather strange to think of NetBeans, Solaris, Glassfish… with no Sun associated. However here we are, Oracle has released its first NetBeans IDE version, 6.9. NetBeans 6.9 claims to enable rapid development and interoperability of rich internet applications (RIA) for Mobile, Desktop and Web Environments. Continue reading »

Apr 232010
 

The new NetBeans 6.9 Beta release boasts of OSGi interoperability for NetBeans Platform applications; support for JavaFX SDK 1.3, PHP Zend framework and Ruby on Rails 3.0; as well as improvements to the Java Editor, Java Debugger, and issue tracking, and more. Continue reading »