AppFog Acquires AZ-Based Platform-As-A-Service Solution Nodester

This week, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) AppFog acquired Ahwatukee-based Node.js PaaS Nodester, giving app developers even richer┬ámulti-language cloud deployment support.┬áNode.js is a popular new asynchronous Javascript library/framework for building fast, scalable realtime web applications. According to the Nodester blog, AppFog will run and maintain the Nodester service as it is, but it will also have Node support … Read more

Deployd Provides HTML5 Developers With Instant Backends

Deployd was founded by Jeff Cross and Ritchie Martori to solve a problem that they had noticed during years of building applications for clients–the redundancy of building backends. The apps they were building always needed the same basic features–user authentication, validated/secured data, and a “front end” for users to interact with. Each time they built … Read more

JumpBox Takes The Pain Out of Managing Open Source Software

We’ve come a long way since the days where it could cost tens of thousands of dollars to have a simple HTML website deployed. Nowadays we have access to hundreds of open source applications that allow for quick and agile site development. However, there are still some pain points with working with open source applications. … Read more