Parsing domain names in node.js and the browser

Parsing domain names in a useful way is a bitch. Top level domains have lots of exceptions and weird rules that are imposible to reflect in a sensible regular expression. The only reliable way of approaching this is using a regularly updated list of all known public suffixes and their basic rules. Thankfully, the Mozilla […]

Running nodejs 0.8.x (or any other version) on OpenShift

This week I had a quick look at Red Hat’s OpenShift platform. After a very good first impression I decided to create a sort of “hello world” node app to see the gears in motion. So I look around…. cartdriges… and voila! There it is, nodejs… but its 0.6… hmmm… scroll down a bit more… […]