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Instana Releases Sample Microservice Application

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 26, 2018

Instana, provider of AI powered monitoring solutions for dynamic containerised microservice applications, announced at QCon New York the release of Stan’s Robot Shop, a sample microservice application that can be used as a sandbox to test and learn about microservice architecture, containerised application orchestration and automatic monitoring techniques.

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Studio 3T: SQL Exploration for MongoDB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 576 Followers on  Jun 12, 2018 5

Studio 3T offers an SQL-based user interface for MongoDB. This includes in-place data editing, query performance information, and a SQL to code converter for JavaScript (node.JS), Java, Python, and C#.

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2018 Node.js User Survey Report Shows Continued Rapid Growth

by Kevin Ball Follow 3 Followers on  May 31, 2018

On May 31st, 2018, the Node.js Foundation released its 2018 User Survey Report, with insights from more than 1600 participants, spanning 100+ countries. Usage continues to grow rapidly, with over ¾ of participants expecting to expand their use of Node.js in the next year, and significant improvements in ease of learning Node reported, as compared to the 2017 version of the report.

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Propel Shifts Plans to Leverage TensorFlow.js

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  May 21, 2018

The Propel JavaScript scientific computing and machine learning library has announced a change in the project's direction. Just a few weeks after Propel's initial launch in March 2018, TensorFlow.js announced its release. Propel's initial efforts extended deeplearn.js and the C implementation of TensorFlow. Tensorflow.js is an evolution of deeplearn.js.

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Google App Engine to Support Node.js 8.x Using the Recently Open Source gVisor Sandbox

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Google App Engine (GAE), Google's PaaS offering, is now offering a preview of support for the Node.js 8.x runtime within the standard environment, with a full release promised soon.

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Package Containing Malicious Backdoor Makes its Way into NPM

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  May 06, 2018

The NPM security team removed a package masquerading as a cookie parser that actually contained a malicious backdoor, along with three other packages depending on it. The backdoor allowed attackers to inject arbitrary code into a running server and execute it.

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Node.js 10.0 and npm 6 Released with Emphasis on Security

by Kevin Ball Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 26, 2018

On April 24 the Node.js project released version 10.0.0 of Node.js and npm, Inc released version 6.0 of npm. Both releases emphasized security improvements, with Node.js updating to OpenSSL version 1.1.0 and npm including new security-focused features such as the automatic alerting of insecure dependencies. The Node.js release also included a new native programming API and stable HTTP2 support.

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Scaling the ipify Service on Heroku

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  Feb 10, 2018

The developer behind the ipify service shared his experiences in scaling the service to 30+ billion requests on Heroku. ipify is an online service which exposes an API that applications can invoke to fetch their external IP address.

JavaScript Follow 384 Followers

Google Releases Puppeteer 1.0

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 27, 2018 1

Puppeteer 1.0 has been released and includes dozens of improvements, including measurement of JavaScript heap and page performance, and code coverage information for JavaScript and CSS.

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Node.js 8.9 Released with Long Term Support

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 13, 2017

Node.js 8.9 has been released, becoming the first 8.x release to enjoy Long Term Support status. It will remain in LTS until December 2019. Node 9 has also been released.

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Azure Application Insights for Node.js Hits 1.0

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 21, 2017

At Node.js Interactive North America 2017, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Application Insights for Node.js SDK, closing a big gap in their product offering.

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Node.js Foundation Readies Official Developer Certification

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 05, 2017

The Node.js Foundation is putting the finishing touches on their new Node.js Developer Certification, with plans to release it in December.

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NPM Releases New Security Features

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 04, 2017 1

Today, Npm released new features that should help secure the package registry from attackers. The use of two-factor authentication and authentication token restrictions should help keep packagers more secure.

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Node.js Forks over TSC Disagreements

by Susan McIntosh Follow 10 Followers on  Sep 07, 2017

The Node.js Technical Steering Committee (TSC) and Board have weighed in on the results of a vote to remove a member from the TSC based on a pattern of behavior. This has resulted in several resignations from the TSC, a plethora of commentary, and new recommendations by the Board of Directors.

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Google's Puppeteer Joins Crowd of Headless Chrome Tools

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 18, 2017 1

Google's new tool, Puppeteer, is a custom-built Node API used to control headless Chrome. It joins a number of existing community tools that solve the very painful problem of working with the Chrome DevTools Protocol. The addition of Google's tool will hopefully result in more options and capabilities for web developers.

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