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It's nice to have a lightweight service to send stuff to Slack!
It's a great experience to work with AWS Lambda in combination with Serverless framework. You can easily build and host these functions in your main codebase. You don’t have to maintain it (update, monitor,…) and you only have to pay per execution.
In this course you'll get an introduction the topic of using npm scripts as a build tool.
We will start simple and then continue to build a small website as we introduce new topics. By the end of the course, you'll know how to get started and what tools and techniques are needed for you to create your own set of build scripts.
When you execute a Node.js process, it runs in a single thread. This means that it only has access to a single core on the host machine.
In order to take advantage of the multi-core power of modern machines, we actually need to run multiple Node.js processes. There are ways to do this outside of Node.js itself; but, Node.js provides a native way to accomplish this: the Cluster module.
The Chakra group is currently focused on addressing ABI compatibility problems facing the Node native module ecosystem.
Latest Node.js Releases
- module: The module loading global fallback to the Node executable's directory now works correctly on Windows.
- net: Socket.prototype.connect now once again functions without a callback.
- url: URL.prototype.origin now properly specified an opaque return of 'null' for file:// URLs.
Previously in the Node.js Weekly Update
In the previous Node.js Weekly Update we read fantastic articles about Netflix & Node, REST API development tips, NodeWeek by nearForm, legit CLA, and Node v7.7.2 was released too.