Free up to 1MM monthly messages. No credit card required.
No matter what you web application does, it’s likely that you can get value from having a background processing framework.
With Node.js, there are a number of unique things we can do to handle jobs outside of the request cycle or get high parallelism from our singe event-loop thread.
“Everything is better in node, including the bad ideas” says Evan Tahler, Director of Technology at TaskRabbit.
Imagine someone comes to your website, they sign up, you write a record to the database, and now you need to respond with an email or 200. In this talk, speaker Evan Tahler presents this very situation and explores several strategies for executing this task, node background jobs, each of which use Node.js.
For each of these strategies, Evan discusses the pros and cons of implementation using Node.js, comparing Node.js to other languages and environments. He also shows how to avoid blocking web workers, save web server resources, increase communication speed for email and other network applications, and more.
Evan Tahler is the Director or Technology for TaskRabbit. Evan is also the creator & maintainer of the actionhero.js, a Node.js framework. Evan was previously a Lead Ruby engineer at Modcloth, a BluRay software architect for Disney, and once founded a “dumb phone” game company.
A roundtable discussion led by PubNub’s COO, Casey Clegg, exploring the topics of what it means to be human in a virtual world.
Dr. Joe Kvedar, Chair of the Board for the American Telemedicine Association, joins our COO, Casey Clegg, to discuss why...
Today, we are glad to announce that we are currently in the process of implementing ISO-27001 security standards.