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Using Fastify on Google Cloud Run

A closer look at using HTTP/2, WebSockets and Server Sent Events with Fastify on Google Cloud Run Google recently announced end-to-end HTTP/2, WebSockets and streaming support in their Cloud

Getting to know HKDF

The HMAC-based Key Derivation Function makes modern cryptographic capabilities easier for Node.js developers. Although the HMAC-based Key Derivation Function (HKDF) is not new (the specification for it, RFC 5869

Managing load in Node.js with under-pressure

The Fastify plugin under-pressure offers a simple solution to detect if a Node.js application is under load and apply a circuit-breaking mechanism. When Node.js was created in 2009, it

Uncovering secrets in Fastify

Learn how the fastify-secrets-* plugins let web apps access secrets from different storage mechanisms inside Fastify applications.