Weekly Node.js Update - #16 - 05.04, 2018

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

Node v6.14.2 (LTS) is released

Notable Changes:

  • n-api:

n-api has been backported to v6.x. It is being landed as an experimental interface, and as such is landing in a Semver-Patch release. (Gabriel Schulhof)

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The Difference Between Async/Await and Generators

Async/await, and generators are very similar at first glance, but there are numerous meaningful differences between the two. Async/await doesn't require any userland libraries and offers a more concise approach to concurrency.

Hosting multiple apps on the same server — Implement a reverse proxy with Node

The goal of this article is to teach you how to create a reverse proxy so that in the end you’ll be able to use meaningful URLs for your projects.


Debugging polyglot Node.js, Ruby, R apps with GraalVM

In this post, you'll explore how to debug a polyglot JavaScript Node.js, Ruby, and R application using GraalVM and the Chrome Dev tools debugger.

Yarn vs npm

With the advent of Node.js, npm has quickly become one of the most popular package managers used today. Using npm's central repository, developers can easily publish and reuse code faster than ever before.

Announcing the Strapi JavaScript SDK

Software Development Kits always make developers life easier to request APIs. Basically, an API SDKs abstracts API calls into functions. This is why most of the API providers offer SDKs, ideally in different programming languages.


A crash course on securing Serverless APIs with JSON web tokens

In this post, you can learn the basic setup of a Serverless REST API with a few endpoints, and of course an authorizer function. This authorizer will act as the middleware for authorizing access to your resources.

Previously Node.js Updates:

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

  • Node v10.0.0 (Current) was released;
  • Node v10 is Here - Feature Breakdown!;
  • Announcing [email protected];
  • Sharing Code Between Projects: Lessons Learned In The Trenches;

& more...

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