Web

JAX Special Jury Award winner

In praise of Netflix OSS

Netflix accepted a Special Jury Award during the JAX 2015 conference in Mainz. Here we take a look at how the entertainment platform is doing open source right.

Unboxing JS

T3 JavaScript Framework announced by Box

Box has announced their new, tried-and-tested JavaScript framework, T3. After overhauling and organising their own codebase, they’ve open-sourced their solution in a loosely coupled, model-less system for building large JavaScript applications.

HTTP optimisation

Deploying SPDY: 5 gotchas to consider

Optimising HTTP can be tricky. And that’s where SPDY comes in. Designed to reduce latency and increase security, Google’s web protocol can nicely fill the holes of HTTP.

API management

Introducing the Varnish API Engine

A new API management tool is promising 20,000 API calls per second in a lightweight first release that’s optimised for mobile and IoT. Varnish CTO Per Buer walks us through version 1.0 of the Varnish API Engine.

Revving up

NGINX Plus R6 unveiled with more everything

Faster load-balancing, better availability and SSL authentication for SMTP mail protocol are among the features in NGINX’s latest premium model. CEO Gus Robertson talks to JAXenter about being open source, the new offering and a developer innovator program.