Most installed packages, according to npm

2017-06-08 15:15:57 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

Npm is the largest package registry in the world, both in downloads and number of packages. At the beginning of 2015 npm has about 12.500 packages, that number grew to 486.661 right now. At the same time, last year 160 people published their first package every week and according to Ashley Williams, Developer Community and Content Manager, that number is expected to grow to 200 in 2017. In a virtual sea of pa ...

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Node 8, facts and guidelines

2017-06-14 09:47:07 admin News 0 Comments

The Node Foundation announced last week that Node 8 was finally released. I say finally because as you may or may not know, it was delayed for about a month. According to the support and release calendar, Node 8 was supposed to be released in April. The short reason for the delay was: “We want to give ourselves the option to ship the Node.js 8.x release line with the TurboFan + Ignition pipeline, which will become the default in V8 5.9. This would allow our next LTS releas ...

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10 Behavioral Interview Questions

2017-06-21 09:59:54 admin Tips & Tricks 0 Comments

Interviews are meant to be an analysis of your knowledge as a programmer and your personality. It’s not just about the technical aspects of the job, although they have a substantial say, but also how well would you fit in that organization and how well can you work with others. You’re not just a piece of data,  the human side is very important. When it comes to technical questions there is a lot of information out there, lists and examples from big corporations, not ...

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Node.js Will Overtake Java Within a Year: Analysis

2017-06-28 09:29:05 admin News 5 Comments

This is a statement from Mikeal Rogers, community organizer of the Node.js Foundation, from a recent interview with the New Stack. This is someone who has been involved with Node.js, hands on, since it was released. You can check out the New Stack interview - you can read the full story , but basically he’s been a Node junkie since the second day it was released. That was in 2009. So, getting to it ...

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5 basic npm command tips

2017-07-12 10:05:01 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

As a Node developer npm is your best friend. Or it should be your best friend, but as a beginner it can be difficult to get around it. It’s a complex system, with plenty of features and it can be intimidating to get a handle of everything. By learning a few tips and tricks, a few shortcuts, you can make your life a lot easier. That being said, let’s dive in and have a look at a few npm tips and tricks. 1 Outdated dependencies This is a common i ...

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Tips for developers starting out with Node.js

2017-07-19 09:39:42 admin Tips & Tricks 0 Comments

Starting out as a developer can be daunting, learning a new technology either as a student or a already established programmer usually takes the road of blood, sweat and tears. But learning Node.js can be a lot easier with the help of the amazing community that was built around it. Here are a few tips from node.js developers and active community members. We hope their tips will help and if you have other useful tricks to share just think about how they helped you and how much they c ...

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