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Build a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB 2.0 – Part III

By September 11, 2012

In Part II of this series, we covered the architecture needed for persisting the Activity Streams to MongoDB and fanning it out in real-time to all the clients using Redis PubSub. Since then, some exciting new Node.js features for Cloud Foundry were launched. In addition, the MongoDB version on Cloud Foundry has been upgraded to 2.0. In this … Continue reading “Build a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB 2.0 – Part III”

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”

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

By May 17, 2012

Cloud Foundry provides developers with several choices of frameworks, application infrastructure services and deployment clouds. This approach to providing a platform as a service enables the fast creation of useful cloud applications that take advantage of polyglot programming and multiple data services. As an example of how this enables us to be more productive, I was able … Continue reading “Building a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB – Part I”