Posts Tagged ‘node.js’

On my first day with Bryan Cantrill he did a wonderful (and very amusing) presentation on Debugging Microservices in Production on the containers track at QCon SF. On my second day with Bryan Cantrill we talked about Containers, Unikernels, Linux, Triton, Illumos, Virtualization and Node.js – it was something of a geekfest[1]. On my third day with Bryan […]

TL;DR – it runs – now I need to put together some GPIO nodes. Updated 5 Dec 2014 – In my original post Node-RED was so slow it was unusable. Using Michal Vondráček’s node-ws package fixed that. Background The WRTnode website features a screenshot of Node-RED, so I thought it would be fun to make it come […]

When trying to install node.js into the default official Ubuntu image on Docker the other day I hit a dependency issue. Node.js needs rlwrap[1], and rlwrap is in the universe repository, which it turns out isn’t part of /etc/apt/sources.list for the 12.04 image: deb precise main Things worked using the ubuntu:quantal (== ununtu:12.10) image […]

Docker is going into the next release of CohesiveFT’s VNS3 cloud networking appliance as a substrate for application network services such as proxy, reverse proxy, load balancing, content caching and intrusion detection. I’ve been spending some time getting familiar with how Docker does things. Since I’ve also been spending some time on Node-RED recently I […]

This was trivially easy, but it’s a nice example of how simple integration is now becoming due to the strength of various open source communities. Pi-LITE The Pi Lite is an array of lots of LEDs (126 in a 9×14 matrix to be exact). I bought a pair of them during the initial Kickstarter campaign. […]

I spent yesterday at the excellent ThingMonk hack day. Whilst everybody else was playing with Arduinos, Node and Johnny5 I decided to have a play with Node-RED on the BeagleBone Black I’d brought along. The eventual outcome was something that turned an LED on or off every time somebody tweeted ‘Thingmonk’. Our host James Governor […]