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Future-proofing Your Apps: Cloud Foundry and Node.js

By June 27, 2012

Most real-world applications we ship to consumers or enterprises are multi-year projects. In the cloud era, newer technologies (programming languages, runtimes, frameworks) are created faster than ever. While most of them fail to get any traction, once in a while a technology becomes popular because it solves a problem or set of problems extremely well. Now … Continue reading “Future-proofing Your Apps: Cloud Foundry and Node.js”

Open Identity Standards for an Open PaaS

By June 19, 2012

New identity and security capabilities leveraging open standards are coming to Cloud Foundry. This is the first post in an Identity and Security series describing the new capabilities that will be incrementally introduced to the Cloud Foundry open source project and later on the CloudFoundry.com service. Cloud Foundry is committed to the Open PaaS philosophy; therefore … Continue reading “Open Identity Standards for an Open PaaS”

Deploying Tomcat 7 Using the Standalone Framework

By June 18, 2012

The new standalone framework support greatly increases the number of different types of non-Web applications that can run on Cloud Foundry, including application servers. This tutorial will walk you through the steps to deploy a “hello world” application in a Tomcat 7 container on Cloud Foundry. Currently, Cloud Foundry leverages Tomcat 6 to host Java web applications. While … Continue reading “Deploying Tomcat 7 Using the Standalone Framework”

Open Web Foundation Agreement for Activity Streams Signed

By June 13, 2012

At Cloud Foundry we care about making life easier for web developers and API developers. Open source helps developers reuse code. Open standards help developers reuse protocols and schemas. We are pleased to announce that VMware has furthered its commitment to open standards with a signed agreement on Activity Streams specifications. VMware signed the Open … Continue reading “Open Web Foundation Agreement for Activity Streams Signed”

Building a Real-Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB–Part II

By June 5, 2012

In Part I of this series, we showed how to start from the node-express-boilerplate app for real-time messaging and integration with third parties and move towards building an Activity Streams Application via Cloud Foundry. The previous app only sent simple text messages between client and server, but an Activity Streams Application processes, aggregates and renders … Continue reading “Building a Real-Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB–Part II”