Gireesh Punathil

Software Engineer, Bangalore

Gireesh Punathil is a Software Engineer at the IBM Runtime Technologies in the India Software Labs. He is the Service Architect for the IBM Runtimes team as well as a Node.js collaborator. He as authored several articles on problem determination of Java and Node.js production anomalies as well as programming best practices.

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Bringing the nodejs/help backlog down by 90% over 2 months, and best practice recommendations for raising issues

A little while back I noticed that there was a relatively large backlog of about 200 issues in the nodejs/help repo (While the main node.js/node repo issue...

chcp: native bindings for Windows Console Codepage APIs

chcp This library provides native bindings for Windows APIs: SetConsoleOutputCP and GetConsoleOutputCP APIs. A windows console has two active code pages associated with it  Рinput code...

yieldable-json: an asynchronous JSON module for node.js

Preamble Concurrency and Parallelism is an interesting topic in Computer Science. While they possess contrasting characteristics, their definitions are often used interchangeably, or dubiously interpreted, by virtue...

node.js, libuv: TCP stream Performance Experiments

Co-author: Sreepurna Jasti (jsreepur@in.ibm.com)     This is the story of an experiment which we conducted within node.js’s event management infrastructure (libuv) to investigate improvement...

File watch (fs.watch) facility now available on AIX in Node v6.11.0

Background File system watch API (as documented here) was not functional in AIX until node v7.x. Filesystem watching While the ‘watch’ feature provides a high...

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Use JavaScript closures efficiently

Understand the characteristics of JavaScript closures and their lifecycles so that you can prevent memory…