Category Archives: SQL Server

SQL Databases in Node.js

Node.js is one of the best current platforms available for creating back-end applications that expose REST APIs. Often such applications are backed with a database. Nowadays, many NoSQL databases are available that integrate easily with the platform and operate using JSON data format and associated principles – so they’re natural to both a JavaScript platform such as Node.js and the modern REST APIs. These databases usually offer speed, conceptual simplicity, as well as massive horizontal scalability and parallelism – all great when the application, like many modern social media platforms and other services exposed to the end users on the Internet, works with large numbers of users. At the same time, the structural complexity of the data in the context of a single user is usually relatively simple and therefore can be handled perfectly by a NoSQL database.

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Expanded Support for Microsoft Development

Microsoft logoBoyle Software is happy to announce the expansion of our Microsoft back-end department. While we still concentrate on the open-source community and tools, we now also have a growing group of Microsoft developers.

Our latest addition is Danny Chan, a senior engineer with over eight years of experience in complex systems design and development, as well as specific Microsoft experience with C#, ASP, VB and SQL.

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NYCswim Updates Go Swimmingly

NYC Swim logoAfter CSFB dropped off this volunteer project last year, Boyle Software stepped up to help develop the backend (in addition to the frontend) of the new web site for the Manhattan Island Foundation (MIF). MIF is a non-profit group that puts on a series of swims around the city to encourage the ongoing recovery of the city’s rivers and help underwrite the city’s Learn to Swim program.

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BS Dives into Manhattan Island Foundation

NYC Swim logoIn addition to personally attempting the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (MIMS) this year, a 28.5 mile swim around Manhattan, Dan Boyle is donating time and Boyle Software technology resources to the Manhattan Island Foundation (MIF), a non-profit group that puts on a series of swims around the city to encourage the ongoing recovery of the city’s rivers and help underwrite the city’s Learn to Swim program.

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