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01.13.2017

How to use Node.js on an old-school Mainframe (hard hat required!)

In this video, Sean McBride discusses running Node.js apps on two operating systems commonly run on the IBM mainframe: Linux and z/OS. He briefly introduces what an IBM mainframe is and then dives into brief demos showing the Node runtime on the respective operating systems, including:
• Porting a Node.js Spotify-clone to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the mainframe
• Running a command line Choose-Your-Own-Adventure game built in Node on z/OS, the modern evolution of an operating system created in 1964 and made famous in the computer science classic, The Mythical Man Month.

Full Slides available at http://www.slideshare.net/spmcbride1201/nodejs-on-the-mainframe

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