Show #27 | CPU_SLOW

We bring you the latest buzz surrounding node.js and some history. Also the WebStorm editor which works great with node!

  • Special thanks to David Sykora for redesigning our site!
  • Tool: http://www.jetbrains.com/webstorm/ also get the node.js plugin.
  • Ben hacks objective c iOS display code for iPhone 5
  • Sam recomends Battery Case: http://www.lenmar.com/Uploads/File/landing-pages/index.html
  • Node.js
  • Ben recording with iPhone5 and has trouble again
  • Merrick talks about node.js including: The conception of node by Ryan Dahl (creator of NodeJS): http://elegantcode.com/2012/02/06/solving-the-upload-progress-bar-problemthe-history-of-node-js/
  • NODE: What first got Ryan excited about server side stuff was him seeing his first upload progress bar, he was like WTFOMGBBQ.
  • NODE: Ryan’s first ever demo was presenting his early version of node running a IRC server at JSConf in Berlin, the demo gods taunted him, and he considered fleeing, but also got lucky, and had demo win, people in the audience connected to his simple server, were chatting and then saw it was all from the 400 lines of JS running server-side.
  • NODE: Joyent (PaaS, IaaS) was in the audience and was like hey we want to build out our infrastructure on this, and Ryan was like well you prob shouldn’t… & they were like, no come to work for us, we’ll pay you to build it.
  • EC2 AMI for Merrick’s Node dev server (AMI: ubuntu/images/ebs/ubuntu-precise-12.04-amd64-server-20121001 (ami-3d4ff254))
  • Node dev server setup walkthrough coming next show!
  • Non blocking on iOS and in general (scheduling) (Blocks)
  • Cloud 9 IDE runs on node.js
  • Indie game the movie
  • Humble Indie Bundle
  • Fez gaming demo
  • Cube World Demo
  • Sam rants against windows 8 after reviewing with a laptop from the stoneage.
  • Sam’s horrible skype flags: CPU_SLOW CALL_BW_LOW
  • Microsoft Is Fast Turning Into A Sideshow
  • US Military spends $617 on Windows 8
  • Epic router: Dark Knight
  • http://www.pfsense.org/
  • Indie Devs Google +

Recorded on January 12th, 2013.
Tripple O.G. Nerd
Music: Omnia, Ira – The Fusion (Original Mix)

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Show #25 | Beef Jerky and Water

This week Ben and Merrick hit the town for a Beef Jerky and Water fueled night! Tune in to catch our random tech musings.

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Show #24 | JoynMe Launch Party

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This week Ben, Merrick and all of you awesome people out there rock out at the JoynMe Launch party! If you have an iPhone, download the app!
an application that makes it easier to get people together for spontaneous activities.

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Show #23 | Google Dart Hackathon

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This week Ben and “The Original Chris” go to the Google Dart Hackathon!  #DartHack

Show #22 | SkySQL and MariaDB Conference

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Ben and Sam take the portable recorder to a database conference all about SkySql and MaraiDB. Check out the SkySQL website, or the schedule for the day.

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Show #20 | Put Your Node.js V8 Hash Tables in my Ear-Hole

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Next in our interview series, we speak with special guest Josh Gillies (@JoshGillies).

Feedback:

  • Mixes by @e_knudsen: Soundcloud.com/dj-e-ray
  • @keeganjacobson you guys are awesome! He runs ubuntu 11.10 has a nexus and test drives CM9

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