Author Archives: David Clifton

Quad Titan X Build: Phase Two

This is my third post related to my Quad Titan X build. You can find the introduction here and the first phase here. The introduction post provides a full list of components, including even links to more information on them … Continue reading

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Quad Titan X Build: Phase One

I introduced my Quad Titan X system build, along with lists of components, in this post: Introduction The description of how I completed the build is a bit long, so I am splitting it up into multiple posts. I will … Continue reading

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Computer Build: Quad Titan X with Custom Water Cooling

Introduction I’ll be describing the build of my latest PC, which I refer as The Beast. It runs Quad (yes, 4) Titan X graphics cards, 32GB of RAM and some decent intel processor action. I overclock the entire system fairly … Continue reading

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Backbone: A view and ownership of it’s element

When writing modern applications using Backbone I often find myself relying on past experience with object oriented architectures to help me structure an application. This is rather natural as the first programs I ever wrote were in an object oriented … Continue reading

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Issue Retrieving Collections from Jersey REST Services

Ran into a painful issue today when attempting to work with a sample application I was putting together. In my application I use JPA to retrieve data from an Oracle database, which I then expose via a Jersey service (running … Continue reading

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More on Node VM

So I wanted to understand a bit more about what is going on under the covers with Node VM. To do that, I pulled open the node code itself. To start with, when we do a require(‘vm’) we are referencing … Continue reading

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Node VM Continued

One thing I noticed today is that this works: var util = require(’util’); var vm = require(’vm’);   var contextObject = { } contextObject.contextMethod = function(text) { console.log(text); } var myContext = vm.createContext(contextObject); myContext.contextMethod2 = function(text) { console.log(text); } var … Continue reading

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Node.js Virtual Machine (vm) Usage

For my project I want to have have run time mutable code. There may be some better ways to do this in node that I do not know, but the easiest I could find in base was the vm module. … Continue reading

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Simple Telnet Server in Node.js

I was playing with Node.js and started putting together a simple telnet server to learn a bit about it. I am going to walk through it in phases from “super simple” to more complex. But first, let’s ask ourselves – … Continue reading

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Installing Node.js

An acquaintance of mine noticed that I put together the previous post regarding Javascript inheritance in Node.js, and asked what that was. When I explained, the next question of course was how to install it. I don’t want to reinvent … Continue reading

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