Category: node js

npm by the numbers

January 16, 2024 By Mark Otto 0

npm in Review: A Retrospective in Numbers — From Socket comes a look at the past year from the perspective of the npm registry, focused largely on statistics (2.5 million live packages!), including download numbers, popular packages, as well as some ‘quirky facts’ like the…

Is htmx Just Another JS Framework?

January 11, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

Is htmx Just Another JavaScript Framework? — Despite being four years old, htmx has seen a surge in popularity recently, parly due to fatigue with ‘big frameworks’ and also because its simple HTML-based approach to adding functionality to a page appeals to an increasingly diverse…

The latest npm registry shenanigans

January 9, 2024 By Mark Otto 0

The State of Benchmarking in Node.js — While Node has always been fast (thanks largely to its V8 underpinnings), there’s a renewed focus on performance in the face of benchmarks and claims from alternatives like Deno and Bun. Lars looks at the ecosystem of benchmarking…

JavaScript’s rising stars

January 4, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

🌟 The 2023 JavaScript Rising Stars — At the start of each year, Michael rounds up the projects that gained the most popularity on GitHub in the prior year. Rocketing to #1 is the shadcn/ui suite of React components, but there are a lot of fresh…

Reflecting on a big year for JavaScript

December 21, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

🎄 Welcome to the final issue of 2023! We’re taking a week off for Christmas, so this issue focuses on looking back at the past year and the items that intrigued you the most. We’re back at full steam on January 4, 2024 and we…

The ten top Node Weekly links of 2023

December 19, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

The Best of Node Weekly in 2023 It’s the final issue of the year, so in our usual tradition, we’re revisiting 2023’s most popular items. There’s sure to be a few that escaped your attention or you’ve since forgotten about, so enjoy! We’ve also included a…

Getting started with Projen and AWS CDK

December 15, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

In the modern world of cloud computing, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become a vital practice for deploying and managing cloud resources. AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is a popular open-source framework that allows developers to define cloud resources using familiar programming languages. A…

JS Runtime Royale

December 14, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

✍️ Christmas is almost here, so we’re preparing our annual roundup issue for next week, before we take some time off! Keep an eye out for that next Thursday 🙂__Your editor, Peter Cooper New TypeScript Courses: Take the Learning Path — Join Mike North (Tech Lead…

V8’s garbage collection and three JIT compilers

December 12, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

✍️ We’re prepping our annual roundup issue for next week, just before we take our Christmas break, so keep an eye out for that. We’re also considering the future. We’re exploring covering some extra server-side and non-browser topics, like Bun, Deno, serverless, etc. Stay tuned for…

Learning JS framework concepts by building one

December 7, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Learn How Modern JS Frameworks Work by Building One — Building things is a great way to learn, even if you don’t end up using what you built. Even better is when someone who’s already built something successful introduces you to the process. Nolan doesn’t…