The top 10 cloud-based tools for developers

August 1st, 2013

“I don’t cargo cult often, but when I do, I do it with Node.js.” This is one of our favorite Node jokes. Node is, briefly, server-side JavaScript. The development of this open-source technology is sponsored by cloud company Joyent. In addition to its big data and infrastructure-as-a-service offerings, Joyent also offers enterprise-grade Node support. The company’s latest product, Joyent 7, is intended to help Fortune 500 companies with data center management, Node debugging, and workflow APIs. Last year, the company took a sizable $85 million round of funding, and its leadership is looking to the future and preparing for the Internet of things and the end of the client-server model. Have you used Joyent’s tech? Take the survey and tell us if you’d recommend it.

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