WebSockets – Varnish, Nginx, and Node.js

Like many others I have been drawn in by the appeal of websockets and their use in (near) real-time communication. As such one of my current projects uses Node.js and websockets (via socket.io). To maximize compatibility, I would, of course, like my Node.js site to run on port 80. My server, however, is not used… Continue reading WebSockets – Varnish, Nginx, and Node.js

Setting up NodeJS

It is quite unfortunate that one only has a finite number of hours to dedicate to learning new things, for inevitably there are things we skim over, or worse yet, don’t even know exist. Today, as I was looking for efficient ways of implementing server push for a project of mine, I came across NodeJS.… Continue reading Setting up NodeJS