NodeJS seemed to be a passing theme in a number of the talks at the conference, including:
- “Performance Enhancing Programming with NodeJS” by Tim Caswell
- Bryan Cantrill’s “Instrumenting the real-time web: Node.js, DTrace and the Robinson Projection”
- “Cast – The Open Deployment Platform” by Paul Querna
- “Real-Time, Real-Fast” by Dylan Schiemann
I attended Tim Caswell’s and Bryan Cantrill’s sessions, both of which were great introductions to Node.js hipe
Tim Caswell’s (creationix on twitter/github) workshop was a great demo of Node’s scalability. He spun up a webserver on a private wlan and got the whole room to start pinging various demo apps.
A few things discussed: