Geospatial SPA using JavaScript only - part 1

If you have been following my blog you may have come across a few of my other articles related to geospatial data. In those articles, I focused on the geospatial capabilities of MongoDB, a technology that I used back then. For nearly a year, though, I have been working for…

MarkLogic and Node.js

Finally it's here - the latest release of the amazing NoSQL database MarkLogic is out. This latest release comes with a lot of great features and one of them is the Node.js client API which means that finally Node.js developers can connect to the database using an npm…

JavaScript in a NoSQL database

The latest release of the popular Enterprise NoSQL database, MarkLogic, brings server side JavaScript support to the server - in other words, it is possible to run JavaScript code against the documents in the database which gives us some very powerful options. I do recommend that you read the documentation…

Docker running node.js on Mac OS X

There has been a lot of buzz around Docker recently and as always I couldn't resist the temptation and I had to try it out. There was another driver behind my curiosity - for a long time now I've been looking for a solution to be able to package up…

WebCamp Zagreb 2014

Finally I have some time to do a writeup about WebCamp Zagreb 2014 that I have attended a few weeks ago. I can summarise the event in a single sentence: It was awesome! (update) You can now watch my presentation on YouTube: But let's get into some more detail. For…

node.js/Express CORS implementation

Recently I have been doing quite a lot of work with node.js as well as Express - for a great variety of reasons which I'm not going to detail now. To cut a long story short I have worked a lot with various REST APIs and in my spare…

Introduction to node.js - workshop

If you're interested in learning more about node.js and you're also based in London, UK, then please join me on my workshop. For a detailed workshop description as well as the tickets please visit https://ti.to/tpiros/introduction-to-nodejs-workshop.…

MK Geek Night

I will be delivering a 5 minute ligthing talk in my hometown's geeky meetup about the MEAN stack and why you people out there should consider trying it out. There may still be some tickets available but as far as I know they have run out very fast. I really…

WebCamp Zagreb

I have just posted about my attendance to the HTML5 Dev Conf as well as JSConf Asia. On top of these 2 conferences I will also be attending WebCamp in Zagreb. I will be delivering a talk on Web Components and - if things to well - also a workshop…

JSConf Asia

Further to my workshops at the HTML5 DevConf I will also be attending the JSConf Asia to deliver a workshop on the MEAN Stack - if you're in that part of the world, please come along. As part of the workshop we are going to put together an application that…