Top Node Links of the Week
WebSockets, environment variables, and Node app security 🔐
A look at some of the top links shared in this week’s issue of Node Weekly.
1 — Awesome Node: 600+ Packages, Resources and Links (Sindre Sorhus)
The definitive, categorized list of Node resources and handy links continues to be updated and has passed 600 items.
awesome-nodejs - :zap: Delightful Node.js packages and resourcesgithub.com
2 — Should Node Add WebSocket Support to Core? (Myles Borins)
Node developers are revisiting the idea of adding WebSocket support as a standard part of the official Node distribution. Show your support (or otherwise).
The original thread where adding this was discussed #1010 was closed with a decision by the iojs TC to rather implement…github.com
What are they? And what are some better ways to handle ‘env’ variables? Burke introduces dotenv, a way to make environment variable management easier, and shows how to use them alongside VS Code.
Environment variables are a fundamental part of Node development, but for some reason I never bothered with learning…medium.freecodecamp.org
An introduction to the Node.js Security Roadmap, an online book/set of articles of Node-oriented security ideas and advice.
Node.js has a vibrant community of application developers and library authors built around a mature and well-maintained…medium.com
5 — TypeScript Starter 2.0: CLI Tool to Generate New Node Projects (Jason Dreyzehner)
An interactive project generator that sets up a variety of module and tool related defaults (linting, testing) for new Node projects.
Build and deploy a GraphQL API quickly without rewriting your backend by wrapping REST endpoints using Node and Apollo Server.
Deployment, monitoring, and caching with GraphQLdev-blog.apollodata.com
Lots of tweaks and improvements mostly from community contributors. Remember that as a ‘next’ release, this is for testing and development use, not to throw into production ASAP.
Hey again, everyone! While last release was focused largely around PRs from the CLI team, this release is mostly…blog.npmjs.org
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