Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cloud Foundry Now Supports Play!

Cloud Foundry now supports Play 2.0 as a first-class framework. Play is a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly framework for Java and Scala. Developers can leverage this event-driven non-blocking IO architecture to build highly scalable applications. Play 1.0 applications were previously deployable to Cloud Foundry as … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Supports Node.js Modules with NPM

Update: Recent Changes in Node.js Modules Support We are pleased to announce support for npm (Node Package Manager) which manages Node.js application module dependencies on CloudFoundry.com. The popularity of Node.js can be partially attributed to its strong ecosystem that has created modules for practically any … Continue reading

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Building a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB – Part I

Cloud Foundry provides developers with several choices of frameworks, application infrastructure services and deployment clouds. This approach to providing a platform as a service enables the fast creation of useful cloud applications that take advantage of polyglot programming and multiple data services. … Continue reading

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Refactoring the VCAP Repo

In my previous post, I talked briefly about the vcap repo refactoring effort. This week, I want to walk you through the process in a little more detail. If you look closely at the vcap repo, you can see that … Continue reading

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Refactoring the VCAP Repo

In my previous post, I talked briefly about the vcap repo refactoring effort. This week, I want to walk you through the process in a little more detail. If you look closely at the vcap repo, you can see that … Continue reading

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Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry

In this final post of the four-part series on deploying standalone apps to Cloud Foundry, we will explore how to build and deploy JVM-based web applications that aren’t packaged as traditional WAR files. This includes applications that are built on … Continue reading

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Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring

In the two previous posts in this series, we discussed using Cloud Foundry’s new support for standalone apps to deploy worker processes. We looked at an example using Resque for Ruby apps. In this third installment, we explore using Spring to create … Continue reading

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Running Resque Workers on Cloud Foundry

Also in this series: Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry We introduced Cloud Foundry’s new “standalone” applications feature in the first post in this four-part series. … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing

Cloud Foundry has significantly enhanced support for worker applications that perform background processing by allowing applications to run on CloudFoundry.com without the application container. Cloud Foundry applications are no longer limited to Web applications that respond to HTTP requests. Instead, … Continue reading

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