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npm and generators

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Today I learned that npm (the node.js package manager) has support for arbitrary commands and chained commands. I guess I always knew this…

Sun Aug 12 2012

actionHero V3: Return of the Hero

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That’s Right, the rumors were true: ActionHero is now @ V3!

Thu Aug 02 2012

ActionHero++ (now at level 2!)

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actionHero is growing up so fast!

Wed May 23 2012

ActionHero: Actions vs Tasks

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I recently got a note from an actionHero user asking about the difference between tasks and actions within the framework. Here’s a bit of a…

Wed Apr 11 2012

Deploying node.js applications with Capistrano

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I really like Capistrano.

Wed Apr 04 2012

Testing actionHero with blitz.io

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I recently had a chance to try out blitz.io (or click my affiliate link thing and get me some free tests), a new load-testing tool from…

Fri Mar 30 2012


Small update to npm phidgets package

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After all the hoopla about node.js and Nerf guns yesterday I revisited the phidgets package and fixed a few bugs. Most importantly there…

Thu Feb 16 2012

nodeSpider updated: Now based on ActionHero

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A quick update about the nodeSpider project (my first public node.js project!): It is now based on ActionHero.

Mon Feb 13 2012

Unicorns in Node or When does the cluster module mater?

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At work the other day, an engineer most familiar with Ruby asked "What is the equivalent to Unicorn in Node?". Unicorn is a great…

Wed Feb 01 2012