Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself

Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself

Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself This article will challenge the very limits of your Node.js knowledge. I started learning Node.js shortly after Ryan Dahl first presented it, and...
Build Node.js RESTful APIs in 30 Minutes

Build Node.js RESTful APIs in 30 Minutes

Build Node.js RESTful APIs in 30 Minutes Node.js can be intimidating to beginners. But its flexible structure and lack of strict guidelines makes it seem more complicated than it is. This tutorial is...
How To Set up Nodejs with a Database

How To Set up Nodejs with a Database

How To Setting up Nodejs with a Database I could have named this tutorial “setting up Nodejs with MySQL” however I wanted to make the name a little more encompassing because I...
Top 3 Node JS eCommerce platforms

Top 3 Node JS eCommerce platforms

Building a stable & high performing Node JS eCommerce platform has been in efforts by various companies for sometime now. For some reason or other people start building a MEAN stack...
JavaScript Design Patterns: The Observer Pattern

JavaScript Design Patterns:The Observer Pattern

In JavaScript, there is a problem that comes up often. You need a way to update parts of a page in response to certain events, with the data these provide. Say,...
Fast Setup MySQL and running in Node.js

Fast Setup MySQL and running in Node.js

  Fast Setup MySQL and running in Node.js NoSQL databases are all the rage these days and probably the preferred back-end for Node.js applications. But you shouldn’t architect your next project based...
Why I’m Switching from React to Cycle.js

Why I’m Switching from React to Cycle.js

I would guess that most developers these days are using some sort of framework for developing apps. Frameworks are there to help us structure complex apps and save us time. Every...
JSON Web Token

Securing Nodejs RESTful APIs with JSON Web Token

Have you ever wondered how authentication works? What’s behind all the complexity and abstractions. Actually, nothing special. It’s a way of encrypting a value, in turn creating a unique token that...
10 Languages That Compile to JavaScript

Best Languages that Compile to JavaScript

Best Languages that Compile to JavaScript Modern applications have different requirements than simple websites. But the browser is a platform with a (mostly) fixed set of technologies available, and JavaScript remains as...
Learning JavaScript : 9 Common Mistakes

Learning JavaScript : 9 Common Mistakes

A lot of people try to learn JavaScript and then give up. Then they tell themselves things like, “JavaScript is too confusing,” or worse, “Maybe I’m not cut out for web...