Node.js in the stream.

June 23, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js Weekly

Using Web Streams in Node.js — Streams provide a handy abstraction for cleanly working with streaming data but Web Streams (a.k.a. WHATWG Streams) are a different, more broadly supported beast to classic Node.js streams. Dr. Axel starts from the basics but goes into a lot of depth here – a handy resource.

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer



npm 8.13
Pino 8.1 – Fast JSON-powered logging.
Fastify 4.1 – Fast and low overhead web framework.
stripe-node 9.9 – Node library for the Stripe API.
Faker 7.3 – Generate fake data fast.
jsdom 20.0 – WHATWG DOM and HTML standards for Node.
zx 7.0.2 – Better shell scripting with Node.
Sequelize 6.21 – Promise-based multi SQL dialect ORM.
Opossum 6.4 – Circuit breaker for async functions.
pg-boss 7.4 – Postgres + Node job queueing system.

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🛠 Code & Tools

Moon: A New Build System for the JavaScript Ecosystem — Built in Rust for performance, Moon appears to be focused on features for larger projects with lots of dependencies, developers, and processes. It’ll be interesting to see this one develop further.

Miles Johnson