Category JavaScript

JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford

I have really enjoyed reading JavaScript: The Good parts. It has been recommended to me by many friends, and I’m certainly not disappointed. Douglas Crockford did an excellent job. The book is highly opinionated, and that’s a good thing, given that the author is seen as a prolific and talented Javascript expert by his peers. […]

Node.js from Ryan Dahl (JS Conf 2009)

I’m a bit late with that one, but I wanted to have an overview of Node.js from the man behind it. So I watched the presentation from Ryan Dahl at JS Conf Berlin 2009.   Here are my notes: Apache vs nginx Apache uses OS threads nginx uses an event loop Threads context switching is […]