Migrating APIs to Tyk

In the recent past I was helping on a project who's objective was to migrate off of a very costly proprietary appliance based API gateway solution, and move into a cheaper alternative; preferably an open source api gateway offering. The main challenge was that a large percentage of the APIs to be migrated were legacy … Continue reading Migrating APIs to Tyk

Execute Powershell commands via Node.js, REST, AngularJS

Building on my last post on stateful-process-command-executor this post will cover how you can leverage that node.js module to expose the capabilities of Powershell cmdlets over a REST api presented through an AngularJS interface.  Why would one want to do this you ask? Well I've covered this in my last post but I will briefly … Continue reading Execute Powershell commands via Node.js, REST, AngularJS

Executing stateful shell commands with Node.js – powershell, bash etc

Hoping this will be useful for others out there, I've posted some code that could to serve as a lower level component/building block in a node.js application who has a need to mediate interaction with command line programs on the back-end. (i.e. bash shells, powershell etc.) The project is on github @ stateful-process-command-proxy and also … Continue reading Executing stateful shell commands with Node.js – powershell, bash etc

Scrollbar not appearing in IE7 when CSS overflow auto is set

Recently when working on a JQuery based UI, I encountered an annoying IE 7 problem. I had a scrollable DIV setup with overflow:auto; configured in CSS. The scrollable DIV had a one child div which contained text. As the text grows in length the parent scrollable div should trigger a vertical scrollbar. This worked fine … Continue reading Scrollbar not appearing in IE7 when CSS overflow auto is set

Scathing report on the state of Dojo

Just came across this post today at Jeviathon regarding "What is the future of Dojo?". Quite an interesting read and and I can understand the authors frustrations with the forums and lack of help on there, I experienced something similar last year when I posted several questions, only to never get an answer or I … Continue reading Scathing report on the state of Dojo

Review: High Performance Web Sites

This is a review of "High Performance Web Sites" by Steve Souders First off this book is written by someone who knows just a tad about front end client web interfaces and their performance, being the performance chief at Yahoo he has quite a bit of experience under his belt. Myself having done a fair … Continue reading Review: High Performance Web Sites