Despite the best attempts of Dev/Ops fan meetups and IT gurus keen to offer their view on Continuous Delivery/Deployment, a recent survey on Production Deployments shows that the vast majority of organizations’ deployment pipelines still rely heavily on manual processes – which, of course, tend to be prone to human error, inconsistencies and generally move things out the door a lot slower. This video introduces a 20+ page report created by ZeroTurnaround for addressing Continuous Delivery in your organization today using practical tools and technologies.
Tools like Express and NoSQL-databases have made it easy to write web applications using Node.js. But what if we don’t need to serve HTML? What if we don’t need to do templating, CSS and pretty animations? What if we only want to provide an HTTP-interface to our data?
This talk will be about tips and tricks for building RESTful web services using Node.js. It’ll discuss challenges, pitfalls and shortcuts. It will deal with authentication, declarative ways to describe your data structures and validation.
If you’re serious about building a backend able to serve any kind of application or provide a public API for your users, and doing it without pain, this is a talk for you.