Our Latest Projects

See the following projects to find out more about our current work.

Cloudno.de Homepage

The home page runs on Cloudno.de CMS, a content management system which is originally authored by us. It is built for high traffic and runs on our PaaS. It has a very different architecture compared to conventional CMSes:

  • Runs completely from memory (Redis Store)
  • Uses Markdown for authoring
  • Fully responsive, mobile first layout
  • Ajax with full support for SEO

Technologies

  • Backend: Node.js server with Express and Redis database
  • Frontend: Backbone with Bootstrap 3
  • Language: Javascript


Cloudno.de Dashboard (Account required)

Cloudno.de Platform

It is built on Nodester as on orchestration layer for Node VMs, providing the RESTful API and on AppJet for the backend services. It features:
  • Massive scaling, runs thousands of Node.js and Redis instances
  • Routing grid for port-based routing
  • HAProxy load balancing

Technologies

  • Backend: Node.js and AppJet servers, Git, CouchDB and Redis databases
  • Frontend: Google Closure with Bootstrap 3
  • Languages: Javascript and Scala


Doc Site

It provides the documentation for the Cloudno.de platform and features collaboration, merging and continues builds in addition to:
  • Indexed full text search
  • HTML, PDF and EPub output
  • Git version control

Technologies

  • Backend: NGinx static server, Sphnix generator
  • Frontend: generated HTML5
  • Language: Python


Dev Blog

Here we blog about Cloudno.de. You will find a lot of background information. It is based on Octopress enhanced with additional plugins and features:
  • Static page generation
  • Fully responsive, mobile first layout
  • Full text search (Lunr.js)

Technologies

  • Backend: NGinx static server, Octopress generator
  • Frontend: generated HTML5
  • Languages: Ruby and Javascript


Map Server Demo of a quarter of North Rhine–Westphalia, Germany

Map Server

Our map server makes it easy to integrate interactive maps in mobile and web applications. We are maintaining a geo database with up-to-date data from the OpenStreetMap project. From this data we render custom styled maps. For offline use we provide ISO and mbtiles formats. Map server features:
  • Custom styled maps
  • CC-BY-SA license (no third party fees)
  • Geocoding

Technologies

  • Backend: NGinx static or Node.js tilestream server
  • Frontend: Leaflet
  • Language: Javascript


Microlog Homepage

The site you are currently browsing. It is fast, light-weight and features an integrated blog system in addition to:
  • Static page generation
  • Fully responsive, mobile first layout
  • Markdown authoring

Technologies

  • Backend: NGinx static server, Cactus for Mac generator
  • Frontend: HTML5 with Bootstrap 3
  • Languages: Python, Javascript


JGate AppJet Cloud

This is the original version of hosted Javascript. JGate is built on a custom multi-tenant version of AppJet, which was the first engine for server-side Javascript before Node.js. It features:
  • Server in a Jar
  • Online IDE with instant publishing
  • Online version control

Technologies

  • Backend: AppJet
  • Frontend: HTML with JQuery
  • Languages: Scala, Javascript


Tab Manager Extension

This is an extension for the Chrome browser to manage and store many tabs. It works offline and uses the browser's built-in database localstorage. This technology allows platform independant applications that run on any platform where Chrome is available, including ChromeOS. It features:
  • Offline mode using localstorage
  • Automatic updates by Chrome
  • Distribution through the Chrome Web Store

Technologies

  • Backend: n/a
  • Frontend: Grunt.js, Node.js build system
  • Languages: Jade, Javascript