Category: Node.js

  • Structs in JavaScript

    Sharing structs between JavaScript and native code

    Structuring Data Using Structs When writing native modules in C/C++, it is often useful to structure data using something called structs. A struct is a low level data schema you can use in C/C++. They basically act as an encoding/decoding scheme, similar to protocol-buffers and many others data encoding schemes, to read/write the properties specified…

    Mathius Buus
    | 24th September 2018
  • Wormholes in JavaScript

    Wormholes in JavaScript Computers are interesting machines. From a theoretical point of view, we tend to think of them as automated mathematicians, or put another way, just really good at adding, multiplying, and working with numbers in general. The automated mathematician, however, is a deceptive abstraction. It turns out the computer is much faster at…

    Mathius Buus
    | 3rd September 2018
  • NearForm

    How to manage Node.js sudo free with NVM

    There are many ways to install Node.js, from operating system package managers to single version installers; you can even download and build from source! Unfortunately, the vast majority of installations can put Node.js in a location that requires the need for elevated permissions when using either the node or npm commands on the command line or…

    Dean McDonnell
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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 –…

  • 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
  • Say Hello to Node.js 10.0.0

    Node.js 10.0.0 brings greater stability, performance, and reliability.

    James Snell
  • The Future of Native Modules in Node.js

    N-api and prebuilt native modules are ready for prime time.

    Mathius Buus
  • Adopting certified images in your supply chain is crucial to establish a mature posture with Node.js.

    Jason Melo
  • Introducing Node Clinic – A performance toolkit for Node.js developers

    Clinic simplifies the process of investigating and fixing performance issues in your Node.js applications

  • Reaching Ludicrous Speed with Fastify

    In this post we’re going to take a look at Fastify, a high-performance HTTP framework for Node.js

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