Category: node js

NestJS explained in 100 seconds

August 5, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

40+ Node.js Integration Test Best Practices — Component and integration tests are increasingly popular testing techniques for backends. This repository digs into a variety of quick-fire patterns and practices for creating good component tests. There’s also a demo app and examples using Jest, Mocha, Express,…

Beating the JavaScript drum

July 30, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Using console.log() Debugging in Visual Studio Code — Using the JavaScript debugger in VS Code you can access the browser developer tools console right inside the editor. Ideal if you’re in that happy majority of console.log debuggers? 🙂 Christian Heilmann Learn the Fundamentals of Redux — Add…

Using Google Drive as a CMS?

July 29, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

ws 8.0: Fast, Stable WebSocket Client and Server for Node — A major update for a mature project that passes industry standard tests for both its server and client abilities. v8.0 improves the developer experience in numerous ways and now uses an ES module wrapper. Luigi…

JS debugging now built in to VS Code

July 23, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

💡 If you like this sort of thing, last year’s State of JS results may also be of interest. Node-RED 2.0 Released — Node-RED is a now very mature ‘low-code’ Node.js-based programming environment, particularly aimed at connecting together services or IoT devices. The 2.0 release…

A super easy way to get local TLS certs automatically

July 22, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Node-RED 2.0 Released — Node-RED is a now very mature ‘low-code’ Node.js-based programming environment, particularly aimed at connecting together services or IoT devices. The 2.0 release focuses on upgrading dependencies, dropping old Node version support, and an (optional) improved text editor. OpenJS Foundation What Use Cases…

A JavaScript card trick

July 16, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

The Road to Ember 4.0 — The Ember.js framework is ten years old this year and while it’s not often in the headlines, it’s one of the most solid, reliable and battle tested systems out there and a big update is on the way. Matthew Beale…

The Web Streams API comes to Node

July 15, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

A TypeScript Express Starter App — A boilerplate app generator for getting a RESTful API up and running quickly. You can choose from sub-templates covering the basics, using Sequelize, Mongoose, TypeORM, Prisma, or Knex too. 아구몬 Node v16.5.0 (Current) Released — The big change here is…

The state of Web Workers

July 9, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Uptime Monitoring Is Now Available in AppSignal — Uptime monitoring is the first line of defense against downtime. Ping your apps every minute from 4 locations around the world and receive alerts when something is down. Now you’ll know about downtime before your users do. AppSignal…

The npm audit that cried wolf?

July 8, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

npm audit: Broken by Design — Dan says it best: “The way npm audit works is broken. Its rollout as a default after every npm install was rushed, inconsiderate, and inadequate for the front-end tooling.” Dan adopts an unusually snarky tone but does a good…

It’s about time

July 2, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Solid 1.0: A Declarative JavaScript UI Library Worth Investigating — JavaScript isn’t short of good reactive frameworks (React, Svelte, Vue..) but Solid’s creator is determined and adamant to demonstrate how Solid addresses React’s shortcomings while offering Svelte-like simplicity. He makes a good case, so try…