NodeJS

NodeJS

Postby drysg » Fri 30 Aug 2013 14:24

I have been a happy user of dotConnect for PostGRESQL. But we are moving from C#/.NET development for some of our lighter weight backend services, and we need a NodeJS connector for PostGRESQL. The open source stuff leaves a lot to be desired. https://github.com/brianc/node-postgres

NodeJS lets us do Rapid design by web designers with code sharing with the backend system. (JavaScript).

I suggest this as a business area for you, since I think your codebase could be leveraged for this community.
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Re: NodeJS

Postby Pinturiccio » Mon 02 Sep 2013 13:39

dotConnect for PostgreSQL is ADO.NET data provider and can be used on .NET Framework. Our roadmap does not include providers for NODE.JS.
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Re: NodeJS

Postby drysg » Mon 02 Sep 2013 14:14

Just in case I was not clear, or anyone else is looking for a possible path to connecting NodeJS code to a ADO.NET database.

1. Microsoft created an API for Microsoft SQL Server for NodeJS code writers:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlphp/archive/2012/06/08/introducing-the-microsoft-driver-for-node-js-for-sql-server.aspx

2. You can Run .NET and Node.js code in-process with Edge.js = http://www.infoq.com/articles/the_edge_of_net_and_node
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Re: NodeJS

Postby Pinturiccio » Fri 06 Sep 2013 11:23

drysg wrote:1. Microsoft created an API for Microsoft SQL Server for NodeJS code writers:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlphp/archive/2012/06/08/introducing-the-microsoft-driver-for-node-js-for-sql-server.aspx

At the page you refer to the SQL Server Native Client 11.0 provider is used which is not a ADO.NET provider. dotConnect team roadmap includes only ADO.NET providers under .NET Framework.

drysg wrote:2. You can Run .NET and Node.js code in-process with Edge.js = http://www.infoq.com/articles/the_edge_of_net_and_node

If you can run .NET code with Node.js, then you can try using dotConnect Universal in this .NET code. We have not tested dotConnect Universal with Node.js code in-process with Edge.js, and cannot guarantee their compatibility.
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