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Alpha release of pure Javascript driver for PostgreSQL

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Alpha release of pure Javascript driver for PostgreSQL
Date: 2010-10-11 19:34:17
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Nov 11th, 2010

Command Prompt, Inc., The PostgreSQL Company is pleased to announce the
first Alpha release of postgres.js the pure Java script driver for
PostgreSQL.

Postgres.js is a fork of Tim Caswell's postgres-pure.js, a pure
JavaScript implementation of the PostgreSQL protocol in JavaScript,
allowing you to develop native applications using Javascript and node.js
for PostgreSQL.

The first Alpha release of postgres.js driver brings support for
parameterized queries, using Postgresql itself to handle escaping and
correctly sandboxing potentially malicious data.

Other improvements include initial support for in-Javascript
transactions, to permit grouping of queries into a logical block. This 
feature will be very useful for environments such as a web applications,
allowing each request to have its own queries able to be scheduled as a 
single unit.

For more information on postgres.js please see the git repository:

http://github.com/commandprompt/postgres-js

Or to learn from the expert register for PostgreSQL Conference West 2010
where Aurynn Shaw will be speaking on postgres.js:

https://www.postgresqlconference.org/

Command Prompt, Inc. is the oldest PostgreSQL Company in North America.
We employ contributors and committers to the PostgreSQL project, provide
training, professional services and support.

http://www.commandprompt.com/


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