Facebook Open Sources Its Servers and Data Centers (via GigaOM)

this is pretty interesting stuff! It is great that facebook is doing this to help everyone else who hasn’t figured it out yet.

Facebook Open Sources Its Servers and Data Centers Facebook has shared the nitty-gritty details of its server and data center design, taking its commitment to openness to a new level for the industry by sharing its infrastructure secrets much like it has shared its software code. The effort by the social network will bring web scale computing to the masses and is a boon for AMD (s amd) and Intel (s intc) and the x86 architecture. Sorry ARM (s armh). At a news event today Facebook is expected to r … Read More

via GigaOM

Wealthfront Engineering: Test-driving your Javascript for fun and profit

This article could be very helpful!

With web-based UIs growing more complicated everyday, testing your Javascript code is just as vital as testing any other part of your stack. At Wealthfront we use jsTestDriver to provide test-coverage of our javascript code. We like its similarity to JUnit and the ease with which it integrates with Hudson. In this article we’ll drum up a quick example by writing a class that sorts a list, then we’ll write our tests with jsTestDriver. After that we’ll take a quick look at how easy it is to integrate our tests into Hudson to make jsTestDriver a part of your continuous integration infrastructure.

via Wealthfront Engineering: Test-driving your Javascript for fun and profit.