Tag: node

Node 16 LTS now on AWS Lambda

May 19, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Web Scraping via JS Runtime Heap Snapshots — When official APIs don’t offer all of the access users require (or don’t exist at all) scraping can become a less than ideal necessity. Puppeteer or Playwright make controlling a headless browser easy, but finding the data…

The one with the npm security stories

May 12, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

An Enhanced 2FA Experience for Your npm Account — Over the past six months, GitHub has been keen to tighten up security around the publishing of npm packages with two-factor authentication at the heart of the effort. Now an array of improved 2FA features are…

Node’s new CLI test runner

May 5, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

The Thing About Fastify — Express isn’t the only game in town but sometimes it feels like it, so Jonas has written a love letter, of sorts, to Fastify, an alternative Node.js Web framework that ticks his boxes and which you, too, should consider, if you…

Now Node 16 gets the Fetch API too

April 28, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node 18’s ‘Prefix-Only’ Core Modules — A look at a new type of core module that can’t be imported quite like the others, e.g. import test from ‘node:test’ – what is this unusual package name notation about? Colin breaks it down in an easy to…

Node.js 18 released

April 21, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js 18 (Current) Released — Almost exactly one year after Node 16 and two after Node 14 comes the newest version of Node. It’s a ‘current’ branch release for now, but will become an LTS (Long-Term Support) release in October, and you can expect it…

Wild wild property access

April 14, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Fight Bugs with AppSignal in Multiplayer Mode — Fighting bugs on your own is hard. You need to get information from your app, understand the problem, and come up with possible solutions. With AppSignal, the whole team comes together. AppSignal Quick bytes: Find Tech Jobs with…

The one with the epic code and tools section

April 7, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

JavaScript and Node Testing Best Practices: 2022 Edition — Fifty best practices divided into categories (testing, backend, frontend, etc.) complete with simple examples. We first linked to this 2½ years ago, but a new edition is now out updated for 2022 standards and with translations…

A roundup of what’s new in Node.js core

March 31, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

What’s New in Node Core: March 2022 Edition — Rapidly approaching the start of its teenage years (yep, Node turns 13 this May), development of new features in Node isn’t slowing down at all, but what’s going on? This post rounds up some links to…

A collection of proficient Node.js dev practices

March 24, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Tao of Node: On Design, Architecture and Best Practices — A developer has boiled down all of the hard-earned best practices and gut feelings he’s picked up for developing high-quality Node apps over time. Opinionated, yes, but high level enough to provide value to most. Alex…

Damage caused by package-based protest

March 17, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Build a Fullstack App from Scratch — Join Scott Moss for this detailed video course on building a fully featured app using a modern stack (React, Next.js, TypeScript, Postgres). You’ll cover UI, data modeling, authentication, state management, deployment, testing, and more. Frontend Masters Node.js Security Releases…