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…