Tag: node-js

06 Oct 2014 · by Nicholas Zakas
Over the past year, we’ve been steadily working to increase our JavaScript tooling at Box. Our codebase grew from a single PHP application with client-side JavaScript to include two Node.js web applications. With that change came a desire to standardize the way we write JavaScript tests so that the...
08 Jul 2014 · by Fred Schott
  Image courtesy of INTVGene When we first started experimenting with Node.js, we spent a good amount of time evaluating our stack. We debated web frameworks and took on dependency management, but one task continued to allude us: testing. As front-end developers we had plenty of ...
23 Jun 2014 · by Komal Mangtani
It has been an exciting journey getting Box Notes, our content creation service, rolled out to millions of users. Yesterday, we continued on that journey by introducing Box Notes for mobile. Box Notes is a collaborative editing service built on the Box platform. It is used in enterprises to serve...
11 Jun 2014 · by Nicholas Zakas
One of Node.js's most interesting characteristics is that it's single-threaded. That means running a single Node.js instance on a typical server would result in massive under-utilization of today's multicore CPUs. As compared to other application servers, Node.js isn't too bright on its own with...