Category: Development and DevOps

  • Comparing NPM Audit with SNYK

    Comparing npm audit with Snyk

    At NearForm, we specialize in building practical software solutions for our clients. A part of designing and building a modern solution is making it secure. In today’s world where almost everything is connected and operated by computers, adding security on-top, as an afterthought no longer works. As software architects and engineers, we also focus on…

    Igor Shmukler
    Blog, Development and DevOps, Security | 17th August 2018
  • AVOIDING COMMON HURDLES IN UNIT TESTING

    Avoiding Common Hurdles in Unit Testing

    Why do developers skip writing tests for some code? Perhaps because it relies on the file system or an external API. Perhaps because we think it’s too difficult, or a test account to an external API is not guaranteed to be available. Perhaps it’s because an external API may not be accessible from the CI…

    William Riley-Land
    Blog, Development and DevOps | 16th August 2018
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    Welcome, Readable-stream@3!

    I am so excited to be able to release the new version of readable-stream, v3! For all of you that might not know, readable-stream is the most downloaded module on NPM, and part of practically any dependency chain of any JavaScript application. readable-stream is a userland port of the Node.js require(‘stream’) module, so that module authors could have a stable…

    Matteo Collina
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    Announcing Pino V5.0.0

    If you’ve not heard of Pino before, it’s a low-overhead, newline-delimited-JSON logger with close compatibility to Bunyan. The idea behind Pino is to provide the lowest overhead JSON logging possible in order to keep Node’s event-loop as free as possible to handle the most critical work, such as request-handling. For information on Pino, in general, see Pino –…

    David Clements
  • Introducing Clinic Bubbleprof, a Unique Way to Visualise Node.Js Code

    Introducing Clinic Bubbleprof, a Unique Way to Visualise Node.Js Code

    Back in January, we announced the Node Clinic project and the first tool in Clinic, Doctor. After many intensive months of work by the team, we’re more than a little excited to announce Clinic Bubbleprof! Bubbleprof has a unique new approach to profiling your Node code so that you can visualise exactly where and how that code is busy….

    Conor O'Neill
  • Series of solcial media and web icons to portray using web notifications for PWAs

    Using Web Notifications to increase engagement in PWAs

    How Web Push Notifications can help increse the user engagement in PWAs

    Diogo Cunha
  • Node.js meetup – Serverless Node.js in Google Cloud Platform

    Attendees who made it along to our Node.js Dublin meetup featuring author and fintech superstar David Gonzalez earlier this year were given an excellent introduction to serverless and Node.js

  • CSS in JS type checking

    CSS in JS type checking

    How the introduction of the CSS in JS can improve the first render time of a Progressive Web Application

    Paolo Insogna
    Development and DevOps, Frontend | 15th June 2018
  • Dynamic Intrusion Detection for Authorisation Systems like Udaru

    Dynamic Intrusion Detection for Authorisation Systems like Udaru

    Developing an automated intrusion detection system for Udaru using statistical modelling.

    Andreas Madsen
  • Getting started with Node.js applications on Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    Getting started with Node.js applications on Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    A guide to deploying Node.js applications to Azure’s hosted Kubernetes solution.

    Chris Draycott-Wheatley
    Development and DevOps | 30th May 2018
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