• June 3, 2019

    Improved WebAssembly Support is Coming to Node.js by Colin J. Ihrig

    This blog post describes the state of WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface (WASI) support in the Node.js runtime. This post provides a high level overview of WebAssembly as a technology, and explores JavaScript's APIs for working with WebAssembly. From there, the post moves on to explore Node.js specific WebAssembly APIs. Finally, a brief overview of WASI and its potential future in Node.js is provided.

  • April 25, 2019

    Blog: State of Node.js Core Fireside Chat - Questions and Answers by Joyent

    On April 3rd, Joyent brought together members of their engineering team to answer questions about the upcoming Node.js 12 release. Node.js continues to gain popularity and has even crossed over the million downloads a day threshold. Much of this growth can be attributed to its widespread adoption across web applications, mobile, and cloud native applications. During the discussion the panelists shared a wealth of information. The following is a transcribed version of their fireside discussion.

  • April 10, 2019

    Video Blog: Preview of Instance Migration Tools in Triton by Todd Whiteman

    In this video blog post, Joyent engineer Todd Whiteman demonstrates the instant migration tools inside of Triton.

  • December 17, 2018

    EdgeMesh: A Case Study in Performance at Scale by Joyent

    In order for the comparatively compact team at EdgeMesh to disrupt the mature 8 billion dollar content delivery market, they needed to securely and efficiently build and deploy a service that was superior in both performance and breadth. Accomplishing that required EdgeMesh to deliver a ultra-low latency, global, edge native solution with with sub 1ms core service response times, and scale it to handle 10’s of millions of messages per second.

  • September 14, 2018

    Easing Into Node.js With TypeScript by Colin J. Ihrig

    This blog post introduces the TypeScript language, including some of its advantages and disadvantages compared to vanilla JavaScript.

  • August 6, 2018

    GraphQL on the server by Wyatt Preul, Lloyd Benson

    Learn how to construct a Node.js server that provides a GraphQL endpoint for clients. Additionally, learn about more advanced GraphQL topics related to batch requests and integrating GraphQL with hapi plugins.

  • June 28, 2018

    Webinar: Build a custom application with Packer and Terraform by Alexandra White

    Create custom application images with Packer, then use Terraform to deploy your application on Triton. In this post, you'll watch a short webinar to build the popular game, 2048, and deploy it on Triton.

  • June 26, 2018

    Node.js and Express Gateway in a Cloud Native World by Al Tsang

    Microservices solve a myriad of issues for cloud native applications. As an architectural style, microservices are language and framework agnostic. However, there are choices of languages and platforms that can support or adversely affect your ability to execute your microservices strategy. Node.js is an open source, existing language and platform that was crafted with the microservices paradigm in mind.

  • April 24, 2018

    A Node.js 10.0.0 Release Summary by Colin J. Ihrig

    This post describes the Node.js 10.0.0 release. It breaks down what to expect from the release, what is included in the release, and who should use this release line.

  • April 24, 2018

    Triton CLI on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) by Carol Cobine

    Open source developers tend to work on macOS because, for much of the coding that they do, all of the tools they need are available and run more smoothly on macOS than in Windows. Also known as "Bash on Windows", 'Bash on Ubuntu on Windows", "Linux on Windows", Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) availability gives developers access to familiar tools but with Windows drives and file interoperability. Triton CLI on WSL is worth exploring as a way to seamlessly access both Linux capabilities and Windows integration on a single desktop.