PointSource
PointSource
March 2, 2016

Third-Party Services in BlueOak Server

We recently published bos-couchdb, our first reusable third-party service for BlueOak Server. Third-party services are a big step forward in creating an ecosystem of reusable modules for BlueOak Server. The...

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PointSource
PointSource
February 25, 2016

Off-the-Shelf or Build-your-Own Software? Which Makes Sense for your Digital Transformation?

In digital transformation, changing the way you do things and how you think about the subject matter is vital. When is the right time to buy off-the-shelf solutions and when...

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Andre Asselin
Andre Asselin
February 24, 2016

Client Side Swagger Support for AngularJS

We developed code for Node.js to simplify the process of implementing the APIs when using a Swagger spec, and released that as BlueOak Server. This is fantastic for backend code,...

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PointSource
PointSource
February 19, 2016

Cloud Aggregation of Content for an Excellent Experience

The best brand experiences may start with services and data you don't own now, but you can easily aggregate data and services from partners in the cloud to provide these...

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Sean Kennedy
Sean Kennedy
February 17, 2016

3 Best Practices for API Development with Swagger (Open API)

Sean Kennedy, one of our Senior Software Engineers, explains his best practices for building Swagger Specs and how BlueOak Server, our Node.js based framework, can make development easier.

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Sean Kennedy
Sean Kennedy
February 12, 2016

Node.js Experience Report: Building a Custom Mobile Backend (with BlueOak Server)

We recently released BlueOak server, a framework that brings together the best libraries and patterns from Node.js to use across our development teams. BlueOak lets us build custom mobile backends...

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PointSource
PointSource
February 8, 2016

Learning from Facebook’s Parse Shutdown

Recently, Facebook announced that they are shutting down Parse, a Mobile Backend-as-a-Service they acquired in 2013. Facebook has claimed that as many as 500,000 apps have used the Parse service....

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PointSource
February 5, 2016

BlueOak Server Released to Open Source to Accelerate Node.js Development

At PointSource we’ve embraced Node.js as a technology for building the RESTful APIs that power our mobile apps. Over the past year we’ve been taking that knowledge and incorporating it...

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PointSource
PointSource
February 3, 2016

Rapid Application Development with Hybrid

In this post, we provide best practices and a case study illustrating how we translated a retail mobile website experience into an installable application that have collectively driven higher customer...

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Chris Ketchuck
Chris Ketchuck
January 11, 2016

Running Node.js with StrongLoop

At PointSource we are always looking at new technology and how it fits into our engagements. We are strong advocates of the Node.js technology and use it on a lot...

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