Phonegap by Adode sounded like the future of mobile development. The only code base for all platforms, which makes it so easy to support IPhone and Android applications together, change business logic only in one place, and use well-known Web technologies. It sounds promising, but in fact mobile HTML5 applications look really ugly mostly because of performance issues which make them hardly usable.
The first article in a series on Node.js. It details the solutions for typical problems in a classical REST API type application. The idea of tech blog at Logicify has grown from internal talks on this technology; and so did the concept of 'sample' tasks. We use all these tools to help our juniors improve their tech level, so why not share this with the community?