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

PHP at 20

I just read from Slashdot that PHP just turned 20 years old. PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. PHP powers many parts of this web site, including this blog you are just reading. The traditional development way for long time has been to use PHP at

The future of Javascript

After almost 20 years, JavaScript is still growing by all measures: deployed apps, github usage, framework innovation, and of course standardized language evolution. The 6th Edition of the ECMAScript standard, ES6, is all but done. ES7, the next edition, is under parallel construction in order to be finalized a year after ES6. Check out what