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Julian Simpson

Full Stack Developer

Julian Simpson brings to Neo Technology the benefits of a long and random IT career. From working in thankless IT support jobs, to Unix Systems Administration, to DevOps consulting and writing, Julian has sometimes been at the cutting edge of technology. He keeps the marketing engines humming at Neo Technology.


Latest Posts by Julian Simpson


Neo4j Visualization with Gephi

Neo4j Visualization with Gephi During the summer Martin Škurla has developed support for the Neo4j graph database in the Gephi visualization and exploration platform. This Google Summer of Code project is now approaching its finish.The basic idea of the project is twofold:Users of Neo4j get... read more



Update on Neo4j Ruby bindings

During 2010 there's been two releases of the Neo4j.rb JRuby bindings for the Neo4j graph database so far. Time to catch up with what's new!Version 0.4.0 of Neo4j.rb came with improved traversal performance, more options on how to use relationships, for instance relationships can now be indexed.... read more


Neo4j 1.0 released

Recently version 1.0 of Neo4j was released. There has been a Neo Technology news post regarding this event, as well as a blog post on how to get to know Neo4j. The distribution is available as binary and source packages from the downloads page.For more information, read the list mail announcement... read more






Neo4j at JAOO 2009 Oct 4 – 8

Emil from the Neo4j crew is right now making the streets of Aarhus, Denmark, unsafe for RDBMS fans. Why? Because Oct 4th is kicking off the week of JAOO 2009!Emil will give an introductory Neo4j talk in the morning slot of the first day. If you're attending and want a free beer or just discuss some... read more


Neo4j.rb 0.3.2 released

Andreas Ronge, Martin Kleppmann and the other contributors have recently released Neo4j.rb 0.3.2. The project on GitHub now has thirteen forks. The release announcement was sent to the Neo4j Ruby group. Major points from the changelog:experimental support for aggregating nodestraversal with... read more






Neo4j at OSCON 2009

In late July, the Neo4j team will attend OSCON -- the O'Reilly Open Source Conference! Emil will give a talk titled Neo4j - The Benefits Of Graph Databases. If you're in the area, please stop by and say hi! Want to learn more about graph databases? Click below to get your free copy of... read more



Neo4j.rb 0.2.0 released

Andreas Ronge keeps releasing new versions of his JRuby library for Neo4j. The 0.2.0 release focuses on traversals and filtering. For more information about this release, read the full changelog. There's also an introduction to read, and you can find out what's going on at the project... read more


Neo4j.rb reached first milestone

The JRuby bindings for Neo4j by Andreas Ronge have reached its first milestone with Neo4j.rb version 0.1.0. See the project page for more information. Highlights from the changelog: enhancements to properties, indexing with Date/DateTime, YARD documentation. The bottom line is that it's time... read more



Welcome to Neo4j News!

news.neo4j.org is the new site where the neo4j project posts about releases, talks and other news. Stay tuned for more ways to get information on what's going on in the neo4j community! - Through our team page you can find out more about what we are doing at the moment. Want to learn more... read more


Neo4j 1.0-b7 released

Today the long awaited seventh beta of Neo4j was released, giving us Neo4j 1.0-b7. For more information, see the release mail and list of changes. Download the binary and source from our download page. Want to learn more about graph databases? Click below to get your free copy of... read more



Article at InfoQ

InfoQ has a nice writeup about Neo4j with some interesting discussion afterwards. Want to learn more about graph databases? Click below to get your free copy of O’Reilly’s Graph Databases ebook and discover how to use graph technologies for your application today. Download My... read more


Neo at JavaOne 2008

The Neo team is hacking JavaOne 2008! Tobias is giving a talk and the rest of the crew is dealing out free beer. If you’re around and want to chat or grab a beer, please drop us (Emil and Tobias) a note! Want to learn more about graph databases? Click below to get your free copy of... read more