OpenShift Developer Spotlight: Ritesh Kumar

OpenShift Developer Spotlight: Ritesh Kumar

This developer spotlight entry features Ritesh Kumar and his application iShare that provides tutorials regarding various cutting edge technologies like Node.js, Mongo DB, Restify.js, and more using Ghost. Tutorials can be easily created based on topic and others can create posts, ask questions, and receive feedback.

Ritesh created this app because he wanted to be able to create a blogging platform based on Node.js and he found Ghost, which can be deployed on OpenShift. Learn more about Ritesh as a developer and check out his application.

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OpenShift Developer Spotlight: Sorin Iclanzan

OpenShift Developer Spotlight: Sorin Iclanzan

This week’s developer spotlight features Sorin Iclanzan, a developer using OpenShift who created SongPane, a live performance companion tool for musicians using Node.js, WebSocket, MongoDB, and CouchDB. It allows musicians to store and search through lyrics and chords, providing real-time synchronization between band members on any and all devices. Sorin says the motivation for the app came from his own needs as a musician, “It basically replaces the binder that so many live performers carry around.”

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Three Things Developers Need to Know

Three Things Developers Need to Know

I spend a lot of time at shows and meeting with a lot of different types of developers. Today’s post looks at some of the key foundational technologies I think web developers need to be familiar with. I would add PaaS to this list but seeing as how you are already on our site I don’t have to convince you of that (though you can see just a small sample of developers who love it.)

Today we are going to cover three other large forces I see driving the future of web development. Tell me In the comments if you agree or disagree with my choices or if you have three other things you’d propose instead.

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Cloud Connections: How to Use OpenShift with External Databases

The OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) makes it easy to spin up a database alongside your hosted web application, but you can also choose to use the platform with your existing storage solution. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to call out to databases that reside off the PaaS. The focus will be on PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB and Oracle databases, but the same technique can be used for a host of other DBs.

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New Features for April 2014

Spring is here, and along with it brings some new features on Openshift Online. We’ve got some truly great stuff in store for you, so lets take a look. New Bronze Plan and Add-On Storage If you haven’t seen it already we’ve added a new premium plan called the Bronze plan. Its perfect for those […]

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Seamless MongoDB and Ruby Hosting With MongoHQ

The MongoHQ and OpenShift teams have worked together to make it easy to connect a MongoHQ database to your application in OpenShift. With the MongoHQ and OpenShift quickstart everything is automated for you. We’ve even put together a quickstart tutorial to make things even easier!

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