The Web Streams API comes to Node
#397 — July 15, 2021
A TypeScript Express Starter App — A boilerplate app generator for getting a RESTful API up and running quickly. You can choose from sub-templates covering the basics, using Sequelize, Mongoose, TypeORM, Prisma, or Knex too.
Node v16.5.0 (Current) Released — The big change here is experimental support for the Web Streams API. You have to use stream/web to get it and you’ll get a warning, but it’s ready to play around with now. npm also goes up to v7.19.1, V8 gets a small bump, and lots of tiny tweaks and fixes.
Uptime Monitoring Is Now Available in AppSignal — Uptime monitoring is the first line of defense against downtime. Ping your apps every minute from 4 locations around the world and receive alerts when something is down. Now you’ll know about downtime before your users do.
Type node.new into your location bar and you get directed to a StackBlitz sandbox for creating a simple Node app right in the browser. (The .new TLD is specifically designed to be used for ‘shortcuts’ for creating things.)
Managing Node.js Docker Images in GitHub Packages with GitHub Actions — How to publish Node projects as Docker images and then push them to the GitHub Packages container registry.
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Mock Service Worker: API Mocking Library for Browser and Node — Intercepts requests which you can then mock. Capture outgoing requests using an Express-like routing syntax, complete with parameters, wildcards, and regexes. GitHub repo.
new-tailwind-app: A Node-based CLI to Generate Boilerplate Code for Different Tailwind Apps — Like create-react-app, but for Tailwind. Start a plain Tailwind project or generate one with based on Next.js, React, Gatsby, or Vue, with Prettier integration.
node-html-parser 4.1.0: Fast HTML Parser with Basic Element Query Support
Tao Qiufeng and ashi009
lily: A Simple Options Parser Inspired by yargs
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Nodejs + Fintech + FullStack == You — Product Engineering Artists Seek Senior Level JS Devs Interested in Creator Economy Fintech Project.
Backend Engineer – Crypto Payments (Remote) — With over 7 million clients, Kraken is one of the world’s largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges.
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