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Docker containers with root privileges

Docker is quite a viral technology. A significant part of the IT world relies on Docker containers as they are easy to use and portable. In this article, we’ll look under the hood of Docker container privileges. We will consider some scenarios of malicious Docker images and how to protect your host machine from that. [...]

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08 Aug 2019 in  Technical
Node.js vs Python

The server side of the web application may not be visible to end users but it is the engine that makes your app run. The programming language that you choose to build it with determines many crucial flows and procedures in project development - that’s why it is so important to make the right choice! [...]

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03 Jul 2019 in  Technical
Ruby on Rails vs Node.js – which technology is better for your app?

Node.js and Ruby on Rails are two popular solutions used in web development. Both loved for their simplicity, speed of development, and easy code maintenance, they are often compared and seem to be good alternatives to Python, Java, PHP or .NET. While Ruby on Rails is based on the Ruby language, Node.js represents a "JavaScript [...]

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22 May 2019 in  Technical
Is Node safe? 13 Node.js safety enhancing practices

Node.js has been around for a while already, strengthening the JavaScript everywhere doctrine. It is now widely used by various companies, including some market giants, such as Uber, PayPal, and Netflix, growing to be a viable alternative to Java or PHP. But as it’s relatively easy to compare these technologies in terms of their performance [...]

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04 Apr 2019 in  Technical
Node.js vs JAVA – which solution contributes more to modern-day web development?

Which solution contributes more to web development? In one corner, we have the great old one, lingua franca of corporate IT and the once (and forever?) king of internet programming. Its opponent, the young challenger, Node.js, is the recently raised future ruler of web app development, spawn of the omnipresent JavaScript. Is this the ultimate [...]

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22 Nov 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Node.js vs PHP – which solution adds more value to early stage startups?

The background story Long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… JavaScript and PHP ruled the internet together. PHP handled server-side tasks and JS managed details in the browser. This non-aggression pact supported pillars of the internet and lasted for years. Everything changed when Node.js emerged, and suddenly, there was no longer need [...]

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08 Nov 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Who can benefit from Node.js? Top 3 reasons why companies choose Node.js

A few weeks ago, in our article Famous apps built with Node.js, you could see the quite impressive list of companies that have already given Node a chance. But why did they do it? If they had a functioning application, what was really the reason that made them change the technology?Obviously, all of these companies had [...]

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01 Nov 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
The Node.js and JS foundations want to merge

JavaScript changes over the horizon The two major open-source JavaScript foundations, Node.js and JavaScript, have recently issued an announcement on their merging plans. The information released on the 4th October 2018 sparked a discussion over the communities’ future. The Node.js Foundation and JS Foundation boards have met several times already to discuss a potential alignment [...]

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11 Oct 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
What types of applications can you build with Node.js?

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime environment and it’s built on Chrome’s V8 JS engine. Historically, JavaScript was used mainly for client-side scripting and it ran the client-side by a JS engine in the user’s web browser. In practice, this meant that the server-side required a different programming language, which often translated into hiring different developers [...]

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04 Oct 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Revolutions as breakthrough factors in business

Is robotic process automation the wind of change for the current economy?   The economic history of the world is a record of remarkable milestones changing the industrial development. Are we facing a new revolution right now or is this just a slogan pushed by self-proclaimed “tech evangelists”? The history of market revolutions takes us [...]

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20 Sep 2018 in  Business  &  Technical