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Tag: Node.js

Introducing Foxtel Alert Shirt

By Ben Howden17th March 2014
Alert Shirt converts live footy data into powerful sensations experienced instantly by the wearer of a custom AFL Jersey.

How To Make Your Website Load Ridiculously Fast

By Benjamin Pearson5th December 2012
Most of us know that website speed is important. You've most likely heard about the effect page loading time can have on page abandonment. Google, Amazon, Mozilla and Yahoo have all shown why website speed matters, with Amazon for instance increasing its revenue by 1% for every 100ms of improved page load time. In 2010, Google announced that site speed would be used as a search ranking factor. But we already know that website speed is important because we all have experienced slow websites and the frustration of feeling like we're back on 56k modems. Even though our own website wasn't in the slow website bracket, we wanted to show our users (and our clients) how making some small tweaks can actually make your website lightening fast. Here's how we did it.

Scripting with NodeJS

By Benjamin Pearson18th April 2012
MelbJS (Melbourne JavaScript Meetup) has rapidly grown over the last year to become an important community meet-up for all web and mobile developers in Melbourne. As part of our team's involvement in this group, we are keen to present and share our knowledge on JavaScript - particularly our work with NodeJS in building web and mobile applications over the past two years.