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Apr 03

CPU Bound Workloads with NodeJS: Processor Parallelism

As discussed in the Understanding the NodeJS Event Loop post, NodeJS is a great language for high I/O workloads. For any program or service that is expected to be I/O bound, NodeJS is arguably one of the best languages for the job due to its asynchronous event model. The single threaded, event loop architecture allows […]

Mar 13

Understanding the NodeJS Event Loop

While there are numerous articles and documentation written about the NodeJS event loop, I wanted to a write about the event loop to help solidify the concept for myself. Being a Node developer it is important to understand what the “event-driven, non-blocking I/O model” paradigm is and how asynchronous functions are being executed. Simply put, […]

Dec 07

NodeJS ES7 AWS Lambda

Running Node.js ES7 on Lambda is straightforward with Babel JS. While slightly inconvenient to have to rely on a compiler, some of the ES7 features such as async/await are invaluable to modern JavaScript programming. Along with deploying ES7 applications, comes the need to be able to test Lambda locally as it will not be possible […]

Apr 19

NodeJS ES6 with BabelJS

The JavaScript landscape has been one of the fastest growing programming niches I’ve had both the pleasure and angst of working with. While it’s exciting to watch and work with a rapidly growing technology, it can be extremely frustrating mastering a library or technique to have it quickly become obsolete. Some the best and, in […]

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