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From Joe Witt <joe.w...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: node.js
Date Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:07:59 GMT
Hello


Here is a node based tool for data movement

   https://nodered.org/

And here is another javascript implemented flow based programming inspired tool

   https://noflojs.org/

These might be much better starting points for your interests.

Thanks
Joe


On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 11:57 AM, velociwabbit <jimreillyemail@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am interested in either developing or helping someone else develop a
> node-facing implementation of nifi. Ideally this would be a comprehensive
> api and tool set so that users would be able to do everything done in nifi
> /java only  using node.js and javascript  .
>
> 1 is there anyone else that has this same desire?
>
> 2 is there a standard methodology for porting nifi to new environments?
>
> 3 where do i start?
>
> I only have an arm wavers understanding of nifi and although i have written
> java and a great deal of c++ lately i am getting directory vertigo as i try
> to sort out how the system is actually put together.
>
>  My goal is to provide a node version that  flattens the system such that
> there is one and only one directory for each set of software modules and
> functions (as opposed to the 15 or so with java) and to remove xml spring,
> maven and the rest of the java build environment and replace it with JSON.
>
> I would eventually like the entire system to be ONLY node (with a little
> help from some friends  )
>
> In all likelihood that goal is a pipedream so i will settle on implementing
> a set of api's to hopefully hide most of the java brittleness from the node
> consumer.
>
>  Like many  ( converted  )  javascript developers I have become a  true
> believer that strong typing is the cs equivalent of racism :)
>
> I realize that holding such an opinion in a java centric project might be
> heretical so i am putting it out there to filter out those without a sense
> of adventure !
>
>
>
>
> --
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