Tag: node js

Automating the desktop with Node

January 26, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Building Reliable Distributed Systems in Node — This post introduces the concept of durable execution which is used by a variety of companies and services to run reliable distributed systems. Temporal is a platform that coordinates workflows and durable jobs built around them. Loren Sands-Ramshaw IN…

We’re going on a memory leak hunt

January 19, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Fixing a Memory Leak in a Production Node App — Kent encountered a variety of weird memory and CPU usage spikes in his Node-powered app and decided to figure out what was going on. This post walks through his complete journey, with plenty of side…

Comparing Node.js job schedulers

January 12, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

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…

Music to our ears

January 5, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Gluon: Framework for Creating Desktop Apps from Sites — A new approach for building desktop apps from Web sites using Node and already installed browsers. Notably, Gluon supports both Chromium and Firefox. Deno can also be used in place of Node. Windows and Linux are…

The best of Node Weekly in 2022

December 15, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

The Best of Node Weekly in 2022 This is the final issue of the year (we’re back on January 5, 2023) so today we’re revisiting the most popular links (and releases) of 2022. There’ll be a few useful resources that escaped your attention or that you’ve…

The official npm site gets a code explorer

December 8, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

💡 I think the code explorer will be pretty handy, if only to take a quick look inside weirdly named junk packages to see what’s going on! 😆 Is Prisma Better Than Your ‘Traditional’ ORM? — Prisma has become a very popular Node project in…

Lots of Electron news

December 1, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

The Advent of Code 2022: 25 Days of Code Challenges — If you have a little time each day to do some programming puzzles, the Advent of Code is always fantastic and now in its eighth year. There’s a sub-Reddit where people share and discuss…

An npm package naming pitfall

November 24, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

💡 While we like to support new, promising projects, it’s not as if it hasn’t been done before though. AdonisJS and Sails are good options in this space. Node.js Architecture Pitfalls to Avoid — Beware: opinions ahead. It’s a little scattershot but the author, who…

Now npm fans can walk the Deno-saur

November 17, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Deno 1.28 Released (Now with 1.3 Million New Modules..?) — Yes, we know Deno isn’t Node (it is an anagram of it, though 😏) but given its shared provenance and now that Deno now officially supports using npm modules in a ‘stable’ way, this is…

It’s all about security

November 10, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js Security Best Practices — A new official document from the Node.js team providing guidelines on securing your Node apps by looking at what the main threats are and how to mitigate them. Node.js Project And.. Node Security Releases: 19.0.1, 18.12.1, 16.18.1 and 14.21.1 — Three security…