A Stroll Through Node: Building a Real-time Communication App

Real-time communication is an exciting area of web development which utilizes a fairly young technology called Web Sockets. Web Sockets allow for direct communication from your client, often times a web browser to the server. Unlike HTTP, Web Sockets are real-time, that is the browser does not need to establish a connection for every message…

A Stroll Through Node: Building a Recipes Website with Express, Jade and Bootstrap

Ever wanted to create a real website but don’t know anything about back-end programming? Are you still writing websites with raw HTML files? Try this guide out which uses the Express Web (3.x) framework, Jade HTML templates and Twitter-Bootstrap to make a Simple (and delicious) recipes website.


A Stroll Through Node: Introduction

This is the first part of the Node.js Introductory series, A Stroll Through Node. This walkthrough gets you started with the most basic Node.js server and the basics of Node’s asynchronous programming behavior. Continue to my blog to read the full walk-through.

A Stroll Through Node – Series

Ever wanted to learn Node.js but not really familiar with it, or web development in general? Take a peek through my series, A Stroll Through Node, which explains Node.js and express websites from the ground up. 

BartNOW: A WinJS Web App for Subway Trains

What is BartNOW BartNOW is a mobile web app to see live subway train times for the San Francisco Bay area. The application is a single page web app using WinJS, a cross platform javascript web application framework. You can find the entire source code here: Front End: https://github.com/sedouard/bartnow-winjs Back End (Node.js): https://github.com/sedouard/bartnow-backend   What…

When Sublime ain’t going to cut it: Visual Studio tools for Node.js

Have you taken a serious look at Visual Studio for your node.js development yet? Checkout this post that takes a look at the advantages of the Visual Studio tools for Node.js in comparison to Sublime and node-debug.

Cordova Tools for Visual Studio: A first Look

Checkout my quick walk through on the developer experience for Cordova tools for Visual Studio. You can build and run iOS and Andriod packages from Visual Studio.

DevCast: Target People – Not Devices with Cross Platform Notifications (Andriod)

Quit tracking platform device-specific tokens in your database and quickly send mega scalable push notifications to relevant users with ease. Checkout my blog post on leveraging the Azure Notification Hub to send notifications to the right users without a database no matter what platform their device is on.