Connect vs JSGI
Last week Kris Zyp posted JSGI vs Connect, claiming that Connect is slower than JSGI. Another claim is that JSGI is far more intuitive, which I consider false. First of all the library does not follow common nodejs idioms, and the configuration also causes the “boomerang effect”, although in the end only the community will decide what they want. Krisbenchmarks generally consisted...
Connect - Middleware For NodeJS
Yesterday myself and Tim Caswell open-sourced the first Ext JS nodejs project, Connect. Connect is an abstraction layer, providing node developers with an effective, high performance solution for rapid development using interchangable components called “middleware”. Middleware Middleware provides node developers with simple “plug and play” modules, which may be stacked...
Expresso - TDD Framework For NodeJS
A few days ago I rolled out a new TDD framework for Node. Although node has many BDD and TDD frameworks to offer, I wanted a simple, fast, and thin layer built upon node’s core assert module. Among other features I wanted an executable that I could re-use for my future node projects, this project is named expresso. Performance Although expresso stands short in the reporting department,...