Tag: Difficult

The unbearable weight of massive JavaScript

November 23, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Time to Take the State of JavaScript 2023 — The long standing State of JavaScript survey is back for another run at figuring out what the community is up to and what tools we’re using. The results are always illuminating and we’ll share the tastiest…

Simple tests for dark scenarios

July 11, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Testing the Dark Scenarios of Your Node App — An interesting look at some examples of easily overlooked but nonetheless important tests to have in your app or package. What happens when a service times out, code is mutating things it shouldn’t, or you have…

This is a doozy of an issue

June 29, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

A Massive Bug at the Heart of the npm Ecosystem — “This is a doozy,” says the author, who used to work on the npm CLI team. We don’t want to spoil his story too much, but in short, package manifests and actual package contents…