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 […]
The Practical Node.js, 2nd Edition print book is finally ready. It turned out the biggest thickest book I ever wrote (500+ pages). Practical Node, 2nd Ed. is even thicker than React Quickly.
As you know, about a year ago I decided to join Indeed, the world’s #1 job search website. The company mission is simple yet powerful. It’s not a gimmick like in other companies (“Don’t be evil”, really Google?). Indeed’s mission is to help people find jobs. In this fast-changing economy, this mission is paramount. I […]
I switched to Java. I use IntelliJ IDEA to write Java code almost every day now. You might be curious what happened? I’ll tell you in a bit, but before, here’s a big news from the Node Foundation:
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 Foundation published an enterprise case study about Node.js usage at Capital One. The title “After Call For Innovation from C-Suite, Node.js Pops Up All Over Capital One” and you can download the full case study from nodejs.org.
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 […]
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 […]
When Bert presented his keynote at Node Interactive Europe 2016 on Event Loop, he started by saying that most of event loops diagrams are WRONG. I’m guilty of using one of them in my talks. :) This is it. In it, event loop is spinning data back at clients like hot-cakes. His diagram is closer […]
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 […]