Below you can find RisingStack's collection of the most important Node.js updates, tutorials & announcements from this week.
This is the in progress 11.0.0 release. The changelog is expected to change significantly as new 10.x releases occur between now and Oct 23.
Please consider the semver-major cut-off to be in effect. I will only pull in semver-major commits that have consensus from the TSC or are considered critical fixes.
PM2 Runtime, the Open Source process manager just rolled out a bunch of new features, including:
- Exponential Backoff Restart Delay
- Automatic Version Retrieval
pm2 env <app_id>
- Tarball Packaging
In this tutorial, I’ll create a simple Discord bot using Node.js. The bot will be connected to a Discord server and translate every message that’s not written in English.
"After 4 days and 802 responses (one of which told me to stick my survey up…), I crunched the numbers and got an interesting picture of the current community mood around HTTP frameworks."
I have to write a lot of scripts. A lot of scripts. Oftentimes this is because there are a lot of tasks that are too complex to do by hand, or too massive to be done by hand. So I turn to writing scripts for everything that takes too long. It reduces errors and increases performance.
And I know most programmers are thinking how well Python or even C# or Go would be suited to these tasks, but there are three key reasons why I always choose NodeJS.
- It is not I/O blocking
- It takes care of itself
- Interactive Results
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