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Node.js Selected by InfoWorld for 2012 Technology of the Year Award

January 11th, 2012

San Francisco, January 11, 2012 – Joyent, a global provider of cloud computing software and services, today announced that Node.js, an open source platform for easily building fast, scalable real time applications, has been chosen by InfoWorld for the Technology of the Year Award. Joyent is the corporate sponsor and key driver of Node.js and offers an integrated suite of products and services utilizing this award winning technology. The platform is ideally suited to run on Joyent SmartOS, the J… Read More ›

VentureBeat: Exclusive – How LinkedIn used Node.js and HTML5 to build a better, faster app

August 16th, 2011

August 15, 2011 — This morning, LinkedIn launched its gorgeously overhauled mobile app. We’ve already told you all about the new features, but for developers, the most exciting part is what’s going on under the hood. The app is two to 10 times faster on the client side than its predecessor, and on the server side, it’s using a fraction of the resources, thanks to a switch from Ruby on Rails to Node.js, a server-side JavaScript development framework that’s barely a year old but already rapidly gaining t… Read More ›