Entries by Issac Roth

What the IBM Acquisition of StrongLoop Means for the Node.js Community

Today we announced that StrongLoop has been acquired by IBM. For information on the “why and what” this means for StrongLoop and IBM product plans, and what this means for StrongLoop customers and partners, please read Juan Carlos’ blog. IBM has identified Node.js as an important part of the future of enterprise middleware and StrongLoop’s technology […]

Announcing the Node.js Foundation

Today, after nearly a year of work by a whole bunch of people, I am so happy to see the official launch of the Node Foundation! I became involved with Node.js over two years ago and two of my cofounders,  Ben Noordhuis & Bert Belder, have been contributing to Node.js since 2010. In that time, […]

How the Node Foundation will Unify Node.js with io.js

Tuesday’s announcement of the creation of the Node Foundation backed by a number of founding sponsors who are all big names left a few folks asking, “is this big companies taking over Node?” “What about io.js?” The Hacker News thread seemed to leave a few folks confused as to what the future holds for node.js […]

2014 was a Banner Year for Node.js! Here’s Our Predictions for 2015

Node started 2014 already more popular than Ruby and Objective-C and with major successes at companies like Airbnb, DirecTV, Dow Jones, Mastercard, Netflix, PayPal, Uber, Walmart, and Yahoo. In 2014 Node continued to pick up momentum On the enterprise IT vendor side, some notable developments included: Red Hat purchased FeedHenry, a Node-based platform, making Red […]

The Road to a Foundation for Node.js

Today the Node.js project took a historic step forward. An advisory board is being formed for Node.js with the intention of guiding the project toward a community-based open governance model. At StrongLoop we are of course participating on this advisory board and we’re excited to serve alongside community members such as IBM, Netflix, npm, Paypal, […]