Node.js and Drupal

Time slot: 
14 January 14:30 - 15:15
Room: 
PreviousNext Keynote
Track: 
Code, Core and Contrib
Experience level: 
Advanced
Presenter(s): 
Justin Randell

Drupal is a powerful, flexible platform for building applications, but not something that handles realtime notifications easily.
Node.js is a breath of fresh air in the Open Source web server landscape. It makes writing applications that handle thousands of open connections at the same time easy.
The Nodejs module integrates Drupal with Node.js, allowing for the best of both worlds.
This presentation will address:

  • Why realtime
  • Why Node.js
  • How the Nodejs module integrates Drupal and Node.js
  • Current features of the Nodejs module
  • Where the Nodejs module is going
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Fantastic session. It will be interesting to see where this goes, and how it will be used.
It will also be great to see the chat module - something we could definitely move!