Deploying APIs built via Node.js to IBM Bluemix

In my previous article I described how to use Swagger to document APIs in Node.js applications via a simple hello world sample. Below I demonstrate how to deploy the same sample to Bluemix via Docker and how to use the API Management service to enforce client ids and secrets when invoking the APIs s

The Pros And Cons Of Using Node.js

At present, JavaScript is the much more popular than other client-side programming languages. As a cross-platform runtime environment, Node.js enables developers to run JavaScript on the web servers. But Node.js is different from other commonly used JavaScript frameworks. It interprets the JavaScrip

Nodal: A Tutorial for Easily Creating API Services in Node.js

If you haven't heard about Nodal yet, or you have but you're unsure of where to begin, this tutorial is for you! Make sure you keep up with Nodal on GitHub to follow project updates.

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Nodal is a Node.js server platform and framework that enables you to dev

Awesome Node.js development tools for 2015

With the arrival of Node.js, creating a website in JavaScript is very easy and cost-effective. This framework brings a massive changeover in the web application development with the advanced push innovation instead of using old web sockets. With these beneficial aspects, Node.js is gaining popularit

Building and Deploying Microservices with AWS Lambda and Semaphore

AWS Lambda is an AWS service that runs your code in response to events or HTTP requests. Here's how to easily build and deploy a Node.js Lambda microservice.

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AWS Lambda is a service from the Amazon Web Services family which runs your code based on various events

Node.js Production Environment - a Step-By-Step Guide for Startups

Setting up a Node.js production environment and the continuous deployment pipeline for that is not a trivial task to do. Also, if you don't have enough DevOps personnel, it may be impossible to achieve.

In this article, I am going to show you how you can easily setup a build pipeline, a stag

Developing Modularized Web Apps with ReactJS and Webpack

ReactJS is great. It allows you to create easily complex web applications and user interfaces, without worrying how all is going to update.

As any great technology it is very easy to start with. However, as soon as you begin writing more complex applications your React app begins to grow very qui

How To Create a RESTful API with Node.js

In a previous how-to, we created a RESTful API to search videos, performing the actual search through YouTube Data API. To provide additional support for languages and to demonstrate that we are stating general principles that can be implemented using (almost) any programming language/technology, in