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Cloud Foundry Now Supports Rails Assets Pipeline

By January 10, 2013

Rails version 3.1 introduced the assets pipeline as a way to properly organize and serve static assets. We are adding assets pipeline support for Rails applications deployed on  CloudFoundry.com. Assets pipeline includes compression, ERB evaluation, Javascript and CSS processing using Rails 3.1 Sprockets library. In development mode, assets precompilation is not required – Rails turns on live … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Now Supports Rails Assets Pipeline”

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”

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”

Cloud Foundry Supports Node.js Modules with NPM

By May 24, 2012

Update: Recent Changes in Node.js Modules Support We are pleased to announce support for npm (Node Package Manager) which manages Node.js application module dependencies on CloudFoundry.com. The popularity of Node.js can be partially attributed to its strong ecosystem that has created modules for practically any programming task–from database access to payment processing. At present, there are over 10,000 node modules … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Supports Node.js Modules with NPM”