Generate and Deploy Node.js Applications using Bluemix

Tasks such as installing Node.js modules, adding require statements, and adding service configuration files are simple, yet repetitive tasks that Node.js developers need to do. To remove this mundane task, Bluemix has created code generators which enable a user to quickly generate and deploy Java, Swift or Node.js projects. The Bluemix CLI makes it simple to provision, bind,...  Continue reading Generate and Deploy Node.js Applications using Bluemix

Diagnostic dumps for Node.js applications in Bluemix

Introduction For application problems in production environments, dumps are a vital tool, allowing diagnostic information to be captured when failure events occur, and problem analysis to continue off-line. There are three types of dump available to developers, system administrators or maintainers of Node.js applications in Bluemix: node-report, a human-readable diagnostic summary, written to file....  Continue reading Diagnostic dumps for Node.js applications in Bluemix

Running Apache Spark Applications With Node.js on IBM Bluemix

While Javascript usage continues to grow at a rapid pace, including server side with Node.js, Javascript developers have not been able to directly work with distributed computing engines such as Apache Spark which does not provide a Javascript API. The EclairJS project changes that by providing an API, and enables developers to...  Continue reading Running Apache Spark Applications With Node.js on IBM Bluemix

FIPS 140-2 enabled Node.js runtime available in Bluemix

Over the last year the Node.js community has invested in allowing the Node.js runtime to built in a https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIPS_140-2  capable mode.  For details you can check out the following commits: https://github.com/nodejs/node/pulls?page=2&q=fips&utf8=%E2%9C%93.  A run of the standard Node.js tests is also included in the community regressions test jobs through:  https://ci.nodejs.org/job/node-test-commit-linux-fips/. There are a few wrinkles though, ...  Continue reading FIPS 140-2 enabled Node.js runtime available in Bluemix

Today is one of those #Node days! …and it’s gonna be #AWESOME

Today, the new Node Foundation is real. It's vendor neutral meaning the Node.js technology will now be managed by the community, for the broader community. The establishment of this new Foundation will take Node to the next level of adoption, particularly in the Enterprise. The Foundation will be the place to have a stable release...  Continue reading Today is one of those #Node days! …and it’s gonna be #AWESOME