Archive for June, 2010

Jun 23 2010

Write your whole stack in JavaScript with Node.JS

Published under Technology

Node is a combination of Google’s V8 JavaScript implementation, and various plumbing and libraries. The result is an unusual and clever server programming platform. Node is in a fairly early development phase, and already has a remarkably active community: ~9000 mailing list messages (as of June 2010) and many dozens of projects and libraries. I’ve […]

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Jun 14 2010

Helping Our Customers Hire

Published under Business

For today, a “day job” topic: Oasis Digital (my firm) is a custom software development shop. It is not a staffing or recruiting firm; there are many good firms in those businesses, and I have no desire to join them in that market. Oasis Digital doesn’t offer contract-to-hire, it doesn’t charge a percentage of a […]

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Jun 10 2010

SaaS: The Business Model – Video

Published under Business,Presentations

On Feb. 27 at St. Louis Innovation Camp 2010, I gave a talk on the SaaS business model. I posted the slides, handout, audio, and transcript soon thereafter. Here, finally, is a video of the 44-minute-long talk. Why did it take over three months to get online? Read on below. Warning: Sausage-making Discussion Below The […]

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