The Internet of Things is not a single choice of technology, approach or philosophy. Its very existence is the bringing together of multiple platforms, products and protocols. One of the challenges of IoT is to make it as easy as possible to combine all those things together. Node-RED is an interesting looking visual tool for

Node.js and Internet of Things

Riding on the widespread popularity of JavaScript (particularly event-driven Node.js) in combination with low cost prototyping hardware, a new set of projects have emerged letting client side web developers use their skills to start controlling elements in the physical world. This posting has several interesting videos around this topic: Matteo Collina: “MQTT” and “Node.js”- Messaging the Internet of

Atom text editor

GitHub’s Atom Text Editor Hits 1.0, Now Has Over 350,000 Monthly Active article  got me interested in Atom editor software. Atom is GitHub’s highly extensible open source text editor. Atom project was started by the founder of GitHub, Chris Wanstrath in the mid of year 2008. Nearly 6 years later, the first public beta was


MEAN Vs. LAMP: Finding the Right Fit For Your Next Project SlashDot posting notes that LAMP diehards should take note: The flexible simplicity of MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js is no joke and could very well be a worthwhile stack for your next programming project, writes InfoWorld’s Peter Wayner. “ InfoWorld’s article MEAN vs. LAMP