Category Archives: Node.js

my tale of npm woe – when all else fails, fix your path!

To end the year I decided to look at Node.js and, in particular, the restify module. Things went south pretty quickly when npm install failed for restify with the following error (fragment): npm ERR! git clone git://github.com/pvorb/node-clone.git CreateProcessW: The system … Continue reading

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Node.js, Windows Azure (and socket.io)

The Windows Azure Platform now supports various application-hosting environments including: .NET Java PHP Node.js .NET has always been the primary development environment for Windows Azure. Java and PHP have been around for many years and applications developed in these environments … Continue reading

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MongoDB, Windows Azure (and Node.js)

The Windows Azure ecosystem is being extended both by Microsoft and by third-party providers. This post focuses  on one of these extensions – the MongoDB document database. It shows how MongoDB can be deployed in a Windows Azure hosted service … Continue reading

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