Node.js Weekly Update — 15 December, 2017
Below you can find RisingStack’s collection of the most important Node.js updates, projects & tutorials from this week:
- add trace events to async_hooks (Andreas Madsen)
- add provider types for net server (Andreas Madsen)
- console.debug can now be used outside of the inspector (Benjamin Zaslavsky)
- upgrade libuv to 1.18.0 (cjihrig)
- patch V8 to 6.2.414.46 (Myles Borins)
Thanks to some recent work by the Node.js Benchmarking Working Group, the Web Tooling Benchmark is now run nightly against Node.js master.
At RisingStack we love working with Microservices, as this kind of architecture gives us flexibility and speed.
In our latest blog post we’ll show you why is it beneficial to do contract testing, and how can you implement it in your own Node.js microservices architecture with the Pact framework.
In this demo Chris Dias and Amanda Silver demonstrate how you can easily acquire developer tools, collaborate on Visual Studio Live Share to fix a bug, and work with new extensions in Visual Studio Code to work with Azure App Service, Docker, Azure Functions, and Cosmos DB.
This post focuses on a great challenge for real-time tools: how to really make communication secure, how to control user identity, how to manage permissions and access control.
This article explains why a lot of companies have already started using Node.js. It elaborates on why to use Node.js for development and in what cases it might not be the best idea.
Read the story of a self-taught developer, former photographer, who had enough of paying a fortune for server providers. After a few months of planning, designing, building, deleting, he built his own server, CaptainDuckDuck, that was launched in October, 2017.
Previously in the Node.js Weekly Update
In the previous Node.js Weekly Update, we brough you the finest articles of the past week. This included the release of Node v8.9.2 and v6.12.1 (LTS), OpenCV’s deep neural networks module, health checks and graceful shutdown for Node.js applications, and improving speed with native addons. Click if you missed it!
Originally published at community.risingstack.com on December 15, 2017.