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Vagrant AWS

Two colleages brought my attention to a neat little tool called vagrant while i listened to their podcast. This basically lets us create small config files that specify and configure Virtual Machines. We can check-in these files in the repository and everyone can start up the same VM locally without all the configuration. AWS Using vagrant locally is pretty easy and the next step was to start up AWS instances with it. Thanks to Mitchell Hashimoto…

Nodejs serial and parallel processing

Some time ago i ran into some requirements while working on a nodejs server. The server received json data which had to get processed (in this case saved to a mongodb) one part serial(synchronous) and one part parallel(asynchronous). This should be a common usecase in a nodejs application. Here is a solution by using the asyncjs library. Consider the following nested json response from a http request. var kids = { "kids": [{ "name": "Max", "father": { "name"…

Welcome to coffee-coding

First of all thanks to the guys at ghost.org for making an awesome job with their blogging platform. I would not have started blogging without them. Who am I? My name is Thomas Sattlecker, born in 1989. Currently living in Vienna Studying Software Development at the Technical University of Vienna. Employed at troii since 2009. What this blog will cover. As you probably have guessed this blog is mostly about software development. I will write…