Create a Router in Node.js using crossroads

Routers are very important in any web server. Primary function of a Router is to accept request and on basis of requested URL trigger desired process. Consider a rough example in that client is requesting http://abc.com/users/myprofile and there request may serve from URL http://abc.com/node/2 assuming user is stored in node with id 2. In Node.js … Continue reading Create a Router in Node.js using crossroads

Getting started with Node.js development in Visual Studio

Setup Environment on Windows machine for Node.js Development [Set up Sublime Text] Yes you love node.js. You love event driven development and yes multi thread is old fashioned now. Your new found love is ASYNCHRONOUS. Asynchronous everything, even reading file system. As all we know Microsoft loves Developers. So in Build they decided to give … Continue reading Getting started with Node.js development in Visual Studio

Creating Hello World Windows Azure Node.js Web Application

Node.js is enjoying much popularity and Glenn Block is helping us to bring it on Windows Azure. In this tutorial, I will walkthrough step by step to create your first Windows Azure Node.js Web Application. I have divided this tutorial in three parts as installing required SDK, creating Web Application and then publishing to Windows … Continue reading Creating Hello World Windows Azure Node.js Web Application