Au revoir, Mozilla. Good bye Mozilla!

Note the date. This was published on April 1. From today I will not be an active Mozilla contributor anymore. I’ve spent last couple of years contributing to Mozilla project by translating and localizing content, organizing events, migrating businesses and individuals to open web tools like Firefox, Thunderbird and Bugzilla, talking to conferences, universities and…

New issue is out: Java Weekly Bytes – 13.03

Henry Kewl is our first ever winner. Interview with Mario Fusco – the author of Lambdaj and Hammurabi. Picture of the Week : Finland JUG What is “Secure Architecture” Comparing Java and Scala’s Expressiveness Transaction configuration with JPA and Spring 3.1 GeekOut 2012 speakers announced SCALEX HTTP API Rebel with A Cause: Interview with Jevgeni Kabanov…

Java Weekly Bytes – New weekly newspaper.

Morning Internet, I have started a weekly newspaper about … Java. It’s a mix from unique content produced by the community, popular stories from last week and Java news. It will be online every Wednesday and will be accesible via http://javabytesweekly.com/. Actually I have 3 editions so far. Why don’t you check it: Issue 0,…

Rust Language – Hello World

What is RUST? Rust is an experimental, concurrent, multi-paradigm, compiled programming language developed by Mozilla Labs. It is designed to be practical, supporting pure-functional, concurrent-actor, imperative-procedural, and object-oriented styles. /wikipedia/ How to install it on your Gnu/Linux box? Pre-requirements: g++ 4.4 or clang++ 3.x python 2.6 or later perl 5.0 or later gnu make 3.81…

Face Recognition with Node.js

It’s pretty simple to have a basic face recognition in Node.js using the Face.com API. Pre-Requirements : 0. You will need apikey and api-secret from face.com. You can obtain them by clicking here. 1. I am using a package called restler to handle REST requests. npm install restler Here is the code: var sys =…

MongoDB, Node.js and admin auth

There is a big challenge to make MongoDB driver to work with Node.js, but here is an cool and working example to do that: Require: var mongodb = require(“mongodb”); //require node-mongodb-native var settings = require(‘./mconfig’); //for settings Connect to the admin database: var mongoserver = new mongodb.Server(settings.mongo_host, settings.mongo_port, {}); admindb = new mongodb.Db(‘admin’, mongoserver); Try…

Full HTTPS REST server in Node.js

I will show you now, how to write a simple HTTPS JSON REST server using node.js components. Grab a beer, open your IDE and let’s start hacking. 0. Create certificates. If you don’t have valid https certificates, you can generate one for testing purposes. If you need one cool certificate, you can join cacert community….