In this Q&A, Alex Balazs, VP Fellow Architect of Turbo Tax at Intuit tells us how they used Node.js to start to break apart the monolithic architecture of their legacy platform. Balazs talks about getting the people involved, the challenges they faced, and discusses how other large enterprises can benefit from their experience.
When people talk about Node.js powering the back-end web, they're often actually talking about Express. Just as jQuery and other frameworks smooth over the XmlHttpRequest work in the browser, Express.js works to make the experience on the server just as easy. In this Q&A, author Evan Hahn provides more context on Express and where it's going.
Tomasz Janczuk has created Edge.js which allows developers to combine the power of .NET with Node.js. In this article Janczuk explains Edge's history and how to get started. 1
In this article Raimo explains the challenges and the solutions he had to come up with, while building a motoric HTML5 game for the NodeKO contest.
Node.js in Action by Mike Cantelon and TJ Holowaychuk, is a book that tries to introduce the platform to web developers coming to Node from established technologies such as Ruby on Rails and PHP. 1
Node.js doesn’t directly expose facilities for multiple-core concurrency. InfoQ has conducted a virtual panel with the creators of Node.js projects that deal with this issue. 2