Faster than C? Parsing Node.js Streams!

Faster than C? Parsing Node.js Streams!

Thursday, June 13, 2013

In 2010 I wrote the first MySQL driver for node.js. I did it in pure JavaScript. It was fast. It was fun. A few month later, node addons using libmysql showed up in npm. They were much faster. It sucked. In 2012 I had enough and went back to to the drawing board resulting in a much faster parser. This talk will introduce you to the art of high performance work in JavaScript.

About the Speaker

Felix Geisendörfer, is a programmer and entrepreneur living in Berlin, Germany. He was one of the first users and core contributors of node.js, and has used it to start a business, implement the MySQL wire protocol, and program flying robots. His latest passion is Go, which he is currently using to build new file uploading software at transloadit.
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AJUG Meetup

Building and Deploying 12 Factor Apps in Scala and Java

April 18, 2017

The twelve-factor app is a modern methodology for building software-as-a-service apps:

• Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimise time and cost for new developers joining the project.

• Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum portability between execution environments.

• Are suitable for deployment on modern cloud platforms, obviating the need for servers and systems administration.

• Minimise divergence between development and production, enabling continuous deployment for maximum agility.

• And can scale up without significant changes to tooling, architecture, or development practices.

We will build a RESTful web service in Java and deploy the app to CloudFoundry. We will go over how to build a cloud manifest, how to keep our database credentials and application configuration outside of our code by using user-provided services and go over what it takes to build a 12 Factor application in the cloud. This presentation will be heavy on code and light on slides!

Location:


Roam Dunwoody

1155 Mount Vernon Highway NE
Atlanta, GA 30338 (map)

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