Comparing Node.js job schedulers

January 12, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js Weekly

Node v18.13.0 (LTS) Released — Node’s LTS release gains File, part of the File API web specification, support for function mocking in the built-in node:test test runner module, support for externally shared dependencies based around JavaScript code (or WASM) as preferred by certain distributions, the Fetch API loses its experimental warning, and more.

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A Comparison of Node.js Job Schedulers — If you want to trigger a function to run at a specified interval without using external services, there are a few solutions. This post gives a basic comparison of Agenda, Bull, Bree and Node Cron.

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🎥  Video Rendering with Node.js and FFmpeg — This takes quite a direct, low dependency route by creating frames one by one and then turning them into a video. If you need something more elaborate, the React-based Remotion may also be of interest.

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  • active-win – Get metadata about the active window on macOS, Windows and Linux.

  • dnt – Deno to npm package build tool.

  • js-bson – BSON (binary-encoded JSON) parser for Node and browsers.

  • Structura.js – Lightweight TypeScript library to create immutable states with a mutable syntax.

  • Markdoc – Markdown-based Web
    authoring framework.