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It’s that time of the month again, I’ve been away for a while, chasing after doctors in the hospital after my mother’s emergency heart…hackernoon.com
I almost dropped this project altogether.
The only reason why I didn’t, was all the support I received after my talk at Nordic.js 2016. I’ll always remember those days fondly, the team was amazing and the audience was supportive. I was honestly shocked when no one booed at me after my embarrassing instance of stage fright. If you’re interested in the talk, here it is:
First of all, I want to thank the Nordic.js team for their hospitality, and I want to thank every single person I’ve…medium.com
I think it’s time to come clean about something, though. Some of what I’m about to write here is personal. I hope you don’t mind.
While in Sweden, I ate something or the other right before the talk, which triggered a severe allergic reaction all over my body, and I instantly started foaming at the mouth and (as I soon discovered) bleeding from the digestive tract.
I was completely demoralised at the time, and I dared not tell a soul. I think I hid it well. But walking on stage to talk in front of thousands while bleeding from your nethers will completely and utterly demoralise you.
During the past year I have been struggling with the same issue, and wrongly assuming it was the result of cancer.
I did not visit a doctor for fear of alerting my family to the condition (or to be brutally honest, just the fear of finding out). I didn’t even tell my best friend (or my brother) until much later.
So when my brother was diagnosed with Gluten intolerance, and on a hunch I quit eating wheat, I was finally relieved for the first time in a very long and depressive year.
Ever since I quit eating Gluten, it all stopped and I’m back to normal. Even better than my original ‘normal’ had been. I’m much healthier and I’m no longer sleeping 12 hours a day.
But the past is in the past. I think I’m now in a better place — both physically and mentally — to pursue my dreams.
During the year I was struggling to work on a web app my co-founders and I were trying to launch, hence I was (and still am) heavily invested in the development of an open source CMS for use in our project.
Foreword: I've decided to move my articles from Medium to dev.to. I just discovered this platform and immediately fell…dev.to
I’m still working on that, but I’ve also decided to work on Nexus.js seriously during my spare time.
So, what’s new?
In addition, WebKit has progressed a long way since last year, now it supports the async/await pattern out of the box.
Streams and devices are as fast as ever, with 800MB of output converted from UTF8 to UTF16-LE in 564 milliseconds (fractionally longer than my last test, but then again I’m on a different system):
And now, standing on the precipice, I’m about to finish implementing HTTP(S) and Websockets (using beast, which I just migrated to) and then I plan on working on HTTP2.
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Continue reading on dev.to. There we will touch on everything that’s been implemented so far, and benchmark HTTP request performance using chunked encoding! (spoiler: we break records!)