Working with Docker images & containers

Friday March 20, 2015     docker, microservice

![](/content/images/2015/02/docker.png) ### Introduction This is the second in a series of posts where I explore how to setup a dockerised micro-service node.js architecture. In this…

A dockerised micro-service node.js architecture

Sunday February 8, 2015     docker, microservice

![](/content/images/2015/05/docker.png) ![](/content/images/2015/05/nodejs.png) Introduction This is the first in a series of posts where I explore how to setup a dockerised…

Gulp - a streaming build system

Thursday February 5, 2015     node.js, gulp, browserify, sourcemaps

![](/content/images/2015/02/gulp-5.png) Gulp is a streaming build system built on node.js. It utilises node streams enabling; in most cases a fairly fast build process. Plugins…

Elasticsearch bulk api with Grunt

Tuesday January 27, 2015     node.js, grunt, elasticsearch

The following post will demonstrate working with the elasticsearch bulk api, via grunt and grunt-elasticsearch-bulk. This is useful if; for example, you would like to perform integration testing against an…

debugging node applications with node inspector

Thursday July 31, 2014     node.js, node-inspector, v8-profiler

node-inspector does a pretty good job of debugging node applications; it utilises google chromes existing developer tools. install v8 profiler The first thing we need to do is install v8-profiler;…