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New Runtime Module for Node.js Applications

By August 21, 2012

In the previous blog post, Cloud Foundry Now Supports Auto-Reconfiguration for Node.js Applications, we saw that Node.js applications deployed to CloudFoundry.com can be automatically reconfigured to connect to Cloud Foundry services. However, there may be situations where you want to opt-out of that feature to have finer control over service connections or to overcome its limitations. In those … Continue reading “New Runtime Module for Node.js Applications”

Drivers Behind Intel’s Choice of Cloud Foundry

By August 16, 2012

The choice of application platform can have tangible consequences on development agility and productivity, especially when the developer community is as large as that at Intel. In this guest blog, Catherine Spence, the Enterprise Architect and PaaS Lead for Intel IT’s Cloud Computing program, explains why Intel chose Cloud Foundry open PaaS for an enterprise private PaaS pilot. Our … Continue reading “Drivers Behind Intel’s Choice of Cloud Foundry”

Drivers Behind Intel’s Choice of Cloud Foundry

By August 16, 2012

The choice of application platform can have tangible consequences on development agility and productivity, especially when the developer community is as large as that at Intel. In this guest blog, Catherine Spence, the Enterprise Architect and PaaS Lead for Intel IT’s Cloud Computing program, explains why Intel chose Cloud Foundry open PaaS for an enterprise private PaaS pilot. Our … Continue reading “Drivers Behind Intel’s Choice of Cloud Foundry”

Cloud Foundry Now Supports Auto-Reconfiguration for Node.js Applications

By August 14, 2012

Cloud Foundry has long supported auto-reconfiguration for Spring and Ruby applications. Now we are pleased to add auto-reconfiguration support for Node.js applications as well. Deploying Node.js applications to Cloud Foundry previously required parsing of environmental variables and overwriting server and service connection function calls to use Cloud Foundry specific parameters. This approach was not intuitive to developers who just … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Now Supports Auto-Reconfiguration for Node.js Applications”

Students Compete Building Apps on Cloud Foundry for Social Good

By August 9, 2012

On July 13, VMware Foundation kicked off #ContributingCode, a two-week long event in Palo Alto, California, to encourage local students to build applications focused on a social and community benefit. With over 100 local students and VMware interns participating, we encouraged the students to develop in teams. Their projects were judged on their potential social impact, alignment with … Continue reading “Students Compete Building Apps on Cloud Foundry for Social Good”

Deploying vert.x Applications to Cloud Foundry

By August 6, 2012

NOTE: Modified to use 0.8.2 version of cloudfoundry-runtime dependency together with the 1.2.3.final version of vert.x (Jan 2, 2013) Developers can now use vert.x, a framework for highly scalable web applications, with CloudFoundry.com. Cloud Foundry has been a leader in providing an open Platform as a Service (PaaS), which allows for polyglot programming with a choice of multiple … Continue reading “Deploying vert.x Applications to Cloud Foundry”