Weekly Node.js Update - #10 - 03.09, 2018

Below you can find RisingStack's collection of the most important Node.js news, updates, projects & tutorials from this week:

Node v9.8.0 (Current) released

Notable Changes

  • crypto:
    • add cert.fingerprint256 as SHA256 fingerprint (Hannes Magnusson)
  • http2:
    • Fixed issues with aborted connections in the HTTP/2 implementation (Anna Henningsen)
  • loader:
    • --inspect-brk now works properly for esmodules (Gus Caplan)
  • src:
    • make process.dlopen() load well-known symbol (Ben Noordhuis)
  • trace_events:
    • add file pattern cli option (Andreas Madsen)
  • Added new collaborators
    • MoonBall Chen Gang

Building a React App from Scratch, Live - Part 1.

Last week, our excellent engineer, Robert built a free, super simple local API server, front-end junkies can use for their own projects.

Our front end-ninja, Bertalan, took the opportunity and quickly hosted 2 live streams building a React app on in, then continued with authentication, UX and offline optimization. Check out the videos here.


Playing With Node.js and the Runscope API on Glitch

A developer shares his experiences with the Glitch development environment, and how did he use it to create a Node.js app that made use of an API.

Node.js Quickstart

Complete the steps described in this tutorial, and in about five minutes, you'll have a simple Node.js command-line application that makes requests to the Google Calendar API.

Using TOML Config Files in Your Node.js Applications

In this article you'll learn how to use TOML with Node.js. After reading this article, you will understand the TOML syntax including how to use it to model JavaScript objects in your Node applications.

Implement NodeJS environment variables in a modern Webpack app

Check out this article to learn how to use Webpack to organize your codebase and establish the 3 major environments setups: development, production, and test.

Algorithm Interview Questions in JavaScript: Glob Matching

Int his article you'll learn about a common interview topic; glob matching. You'll be also walked through the process of implementing the solution in JavaScript.

Full Stack Shopping Cart With MEVN Stack [Part 1]

How can Node.js, Express Framework, MongoDB and modern client-side Javascript frameworks (Vue.js with Webpack) all play nicely together? Learn it from this tutorial.

Understanding and Debugging in NodeJS

This article will give you deep understanding of NodeJS, how to develop applications in NodeJS and how to debug NodeJS applications.

Previously Node.js Updates:

In the previous Weekly Node.js Update, we collected great articles, like

  • Node v9.7.1 (Current) released;
  • Meet my Free, Local API Server for your Front-End Adventures!;
  • How to Build a URL Shortener With Node.js and MongoDB;
  • Deploying a production Node/Express Mongo App to AWS — A Reflection;

& more...

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