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Getting setup for Node.js and GitHub development on Windows

Unlike all inclusive IDE (Integrated Development Environment) development, full stack JavaScript development can be a bit of a challenge when it comes to installing the right tools and components on your machine. In this post I will attempt to get you up … Continue reading

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The Node.js Async module to the rescue!

Unlike all inclusive IDE (Integrated Development Environment) development, full stack development can be a bit of a challenge when it comes to installing the right tools and components on your machine. In this post I will attempt to get you up and … Continue reading

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Congratulations! You’re getting started with full-stack JS development

Congratulations! By coming to this blog, you have found a dedicated resource for instruction, venting, and submitting suggestions on the topic of full-stack JS development. Ok, maybe the pug is not so excited, but I thought he was cute. Perhaps this post will brighten his day.

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Full-Stack and three-tier architectures

You remember the old philosophical question? “Which came first the chicken or the egg?” Some people may ask which came first, the concept of a three-tier architecture, or the concept of full-stack development? The great thing is, they are complimentary. Always think … Continue reading

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Continuous Integration and Delivery for a full-stack Node.js PaaS project

Do you work on a project where the tasks of building, testing and deploying code are all done manually? Why is that? From my experience, the reason teams don’t automate is typically because they either lack incentive, or they lack … Continue reading

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Node.js Deployment and APM with IBM StrongLoop on IBM Bluemix containers

It sure is exciting when you get your very first Node.js application up and running on your machine. It is so simple to install Node and then run it from a commend line with a JavaScript file as a parameter. … Continue reading

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Node.js environment Monitoring and Alerting – Part 1

This is a multi-part post that drills into one of the three pillars of Node.js cloud enterprise development. Let’s review what I consider the three pillars to be. The first pillar is that you have quality code that is being … Continue reading

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Node.js environment Monitoring and Alerting – Part 2 (Application Insights and AWS CloudWatch)

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Node.js environment Monitoring and Alerting – Part 3 (New Relic)

Part two of the series looked at what AWS and Azure each offer as basic capabilities for telemetry viewing and alerting. You should know that there are also offerings from independent companies in the area of Application Performance Monitoring (APM). … Continue reading

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Gulp with full stack Node.js for CI/CD – Part 1

In some posts I have written about Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. For that adventure, we decided to go all out and really look into how a professional tool would work for an enterprise. We even singled out Atlassian Bamboo … Continue reading

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