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From Joe Witt <>
Subject Re: node.js
Date Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:07:59 GMT

Here is a node based tool for data movement

And here is another javascript implemented flow based programming inspired tool

These might be much better starting points for your interests.


On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 11:57 AM, velociwabbit <> 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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