Monday 23 April 2012

Node.js Resources

Recently I blogged about getting started with Node.js and over the next few months I will be delving deeper into the world of Node.js. Before I do that though, I thought I would share what has helped me to learn Node.js and the resources available. I will also list the popular packages available to make your life easier along with some cool ones I've found. So without further ado let’s get started.

Monday 16 April 2012

Opinion - The Battle Within Microsoft

Microsoft recently made the fantastic announcement that ASP.NET MVC, Web Api and ASP.NET Web Pages are now open sourced and will allow the community to push changes. Scott Guthrie made the announcement and you can read all the details here. It is great news that the ASP.NET team have open sourced the projects, however I don't think this is the start of something that Microsoft will follow. Indeed, elsewhere in the business they are shunning the open source community. It seems that there are two sides to Microsoft, the open source and the closed side; I wonder which one will win?

Tuesday 10 April 2012

Hello Node: Getting Started With Node.js on OS X

The following post will show you how to get up and running with Node.js on OS X. It will take you through the steps of installing all the components needed for creating a basic "Hello World" application.

Monday 2 April 2012

Opinion - Where Does Microsoft Go Now?

After reading Patrick Rhone's article on Microsoft's Biggest Miss allowing the world to realise Microsoft are not necessary to get real work done, I started thinking, where do Microsoft go now?