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Node.JS News - April, 2017

Node.JS News - April, 2017

Announcing N|Solid Docker Images with Alpine Linux

Apr 18 2017
Nathan White and The Nodesource Blog announces N|Solid Docker images built with Alpine Linux.
Alpine has a host of advantages for containerized Node.js applications. In addition to smaller sizes, faster builds and improved security, Alpine is one of only a few Linux distros that take advantage of PaX to remove many typical security vulnerabilities, stopping a host of common bugs and exploits around issues with memory corruption like buffer overflows.
https://nodesource.com/blog/announcing-n-solid-docker-images-with-alpine-linux

Hard-won lessons: Five years with Node.js

After five years working with Node.js, Scott Nonnenberg learned a lot. He's already shared a few stories, but this time Shott wanted to focus on the ones he learned the hard way. Bugs, challenges, surprises, and the lessons you can apply to your own projects!
https://blog.scottnonnenberg.com/hard-won-lessons-five-years-with-node-js/

How to Build a Simple Blog Using Node.js

In this tutorial, Tony Spiro shows you how to create a simple blog using Node.js and Cosmic JS. Spiro promised this is going to be the fastest and most light-weight blog you have ever created https://hackernoon.com/how-to-build-a-simple-blog-using-node-js-4ccdce39e78f

As A Node.js Novice, I Don't Understand Why Uncaught Exceptions Are So Dangerous

Ben Nadel hs been digging into Node.js and Express.js a lot lately and one thing that he keeps coming across is the general FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) around uncaught exceptions. Specifically around what you should do in the process.on("uncaughtException") event handler in your application.
https://www.bennadel.com/blog/3253-as-a-node-js-novice-i-don-t-understand-why-uncaught-exceptions-are-so-dangerous.htm

Configuring Your .npmrc for an Optimal Node.js Environment

Tierney Cyren shares a few .npmrc idea to help you speed up your workflow when working with Node.js applications and scaffolding. Check the optimizations that .npmrc that helps your workflow when scaffolding out Node.js modules and working on long-lived applications.
https://dzone.com/articles/configuring-your-npmrc-for-an-optimal-nodejs-envir-1

Mastering the Node.js CLI & Command Line Options

Node.js comes with a lot of CLI options to expose built-in debugging & to modify how V8, the JavaScript engine works.

In this post, learn the most important CLI commands to help you become more productive.

https://blog.risingstack.com/mastering-the-node-js-cli-command-line-options

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