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Azure Application Insights for Node.js Hits 1.0

by David Iffland Follow 3 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 3 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 3 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 7 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 3 Followers on  Aug 18, 2017

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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Node.js 2017 User Survey Results in the Enterprise

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

The Node.js 2017 User Survey results are in and they show a growing interest in Node from enterprise customers. The Node.js Foundation says that the increase in enterprise customers on the Long Term Support versions shows their LTS strategy is working.

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Shoutem Aims to Be the WordPress of React Native Mobile Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  May 12, 2017

Shoutem has recently launched its new React Native-based app builder, which is being presented to developers as the WordPress for mobile apps. InfoQ has spoken with Shoutem's VP of marketing, Robert Sekulić.

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Phantom.js Maintainer Steps down, Leaving Project's Future in Doubt

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 17, 2017

The maintainer of the headless browser testing framework, Phantom.js, has decided to step down due to the release of a headless version of Chromium. It's unclear if the project's founder will be able to find enough help to continue.

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Node 7.6 Brings Default Async/Await Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 27, 2017

Node.js 7.6 has shipped with official support for async/await enabled by default and better performance on low-memory devices.

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Twitter's React-Based Mobile Web Stack Rivals Native Performance

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 17, 2017

Twitter recently switched all of their mobile web traffic over to their new web stack, running Node.js on the back end, and a React-based Progressive Web App in the browser. The ability for this technology set to handle large traffic and data proves the capabilities of the chosen stack.

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Realm Mobile Platform Adds Horizontal Scalability, Support for Legacy Data Sources, and Replication

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Jan 31, 2017

The Realm team has announced version 1.0 of its Realm Mobile Platform, aimed to make it possible to create mobile apps for iOS and Android with features such as automatic realtime data synchronization, realtime collaboration, live messaging, and more.

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Visual Studio Code 1.8 Adds Hot Exit, Zen Mode, More Debugging Options

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Dec 16, 2016

The newly released Visual Studio 1.8 brings many improvements and new features, including Hot Exit to prevent losing any edits, Zen Mode to make focusing on code easier, new debugging features, more accessible settings, etc.

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NativeScript 2.4 Brings Web Workers Specification

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Nov 28, 2016

NativeScript 2.4 has been released with support for the Web Workers specification, along with Angular 2.2, Node 6, ES6, and ES7.

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Realm Releases Object Database for Node.js

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Nov 22, 2016

Realm has launched an open source object database for Node.js, allowing mobile developers to create and send pre-populated Realms to clients.

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Azure Relay Freed from WCF Shackles, Goes Cross-Platform

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Nov 06, 2016

Developers attracted to the Azure Service Bus Relay for its ability to expose web services on internal networks to Internet-facing consumers have had, until recently, only one way to build such services: WCF. Using a just-released public preview called Azure Relay Hybrid Connections, developers may now use any Web socket friendly platform to connect local services to this cloud-based broker.

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