Acquisition of Node University by DevelopIntelligence

After 2.5 years of starting my online school for software engineers Node University and growing it to one of the best resources on Node.js, APIs and AWS, I’m happy to announce the acquisition of Node University by the tech training company DevelopIntelligence. 💰😎🍾 I’ve known and worked with DevelopIntelligence for many years. They deliver outstanding […]

Node.js: Learn from the guy who wrote the book—actually, 14 of them!

Introduction to Node.js

If you’re a software developer with a few years of experience, and you’re new to Node.js or web development, join popular instructor Benjamin Lin and author and founder of Node University Azat Mardan for Introduction to Node.js, now available on edX. In just a few hours (and using the latest materials), make the leap from […]

Node v8 and npm5

It’s finally here. Node v8 which is based on Chrome V8. Got the pun? Haha. What’s new? Here’s a gist: Better native (C/C++) modules support with N-API V8 v5.8: better performance and dev-facing APIs util.promisify(): improved support for Promises in the core Newer CLI debugger: replacement of the debugger WHATWG URL Parser Buffer improvement For […]

Node Toolchain for Newbies: The Best Node Apps and Libraries to Increase Productivity

Node Toolchain for Newbies: The Best Node Apps and Libraries to Increase Productivity

I get this question very often: “What tools would you recommend for Node development?” Software engineers love to optimize and increase productivity instead of wasting their time. I bet you are one of them! Read on to find out the best Node tools for development. IDEs/code editors Libraries GUI tools CLI tools IDEs/code editors When […]

Beautiful Node APIs

Beautiful Node APIs

This post is on how to build beautiful APIs in Node.js. Great, and what is an API? The definition says Application Programming Interface, but what does it mean? It could mean on of the few things depending on the context: Endpoints of a service service-oriented architecture (SOA) Function signature Class attribute and methods The main […]