Posts tagged with "node.js"

Currying in JavaScript using bind()

February 6th, 2012

Currying, or more accurately, partial application is the process of breaking down a function that takes multiple arguments into a series of functions that take parts of the arguments. It comes in handy whenever you don’t have all the required arguments to a function at the present time. For example, consider a function add that [...]

Thoughts on Socket.IO

January 30th, 2012

I have been hacking away with Socket.IO for the past few months. My initial goal was to explore how Node.js/Socket.IO scales when you need to support a largish audience, when compared to my previous solutions involving Erlang/OTP and a handmade COMET library. I have built these COMET based streaming solutions by hand a few years [...]