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Express vs Sinatra Benchmarks
So I have been setting up benchmark scripts for Express today, and so far some of the results have been quite interesting! The numbers shown should be taken lightly, however they consistently show that Express is quite fast. If you are interested in benchmarking your own web applications you might want to read my last article ApacheBench Gnuplot Graphing Benchmarks. All of the following...
ApacheBench GnuPlot Graphing Benchmarks
In this post I am going to be showing you how you can get set up creating http benchmark graphs using Gnuplot and ApacheBench. The ApacheBench or ab executable is packaged with Apache’s httpd, however it can be installed stand-alone as well from Google Code. The Application First things first, below we have an insanely simple NodeJS application, that will respond with the string Hello...
NodeJS Package Manager
If you use node you may have heard of the Kiwi Package Manager, if not its simply a package management system for node modules. Although development of kiwi is still early, its already 100% usable and available to the community. Installing Packages (seeds) Kiwi’s packages aka seeds, are simply tarballs abstracted using the extension “.seed”. Installing the latest version of a...
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Node Version Manager Preview
The Node Version Manager or nvm is a bash script for installing, and switching releases of NodeJS so that you can test your libraries (or deploy) using any release you need. Tim (creationix) just started this library earlier today, so I forked away and started adding features and refactoring existing code. Currently to use my changes you have to clone my refactor branch: $ git clone...
Express 0.9.0 released
A few minutes ago Express was released, packed with tons of bug fixes and features. Installation As always Express can be installed via the Kiwi package manager for NodeJS using one simple command: $ kiwi install express Alternatively you can Download a tarball, or install via Git: $ git clone git://github.com/visionmedia/express.git $ cd express && git submodule update...
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