Node-RED in Industrial IoT: A Growing Standard — Node-RED is a very long standing Node.js-based ‘low code’ environment where you wire components together. As explained here, it’s heavily used in IoT scenarios and is even taking on established commercial systems.
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The next branch of V8 has appeared: V8 v9.7 – a relatively minor one with
methods appearing for Arrays and TypedArrays. Wait for a Node release in a month or two, perhaps.
The OpenJS Foundation has updated its Node.js certification exams from Node 14 to Node 16 standards.
‘s Install Scripts Opt In — Recent security issues involving compromised packages are making
’s ability to run arbitrary commands seem like a risky proposition. A developer kicked off a discussion by suggesting adding some nuance to how common pre/post-install scripts are run (or not).
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Node v17.1.0 (Current) Released — A reasonably minor release. There’s now support for JSON
assertions (see here for more on what that entails) and a new
module for exposing V8’s PromiseHook API to userland.
sudo rm →rf / === npm install
— A tale of why copying and pasting random commands from the Internet isn’t a great idea, but then moving on to why install scripts that can ‘run just about anything’ might not be much better. (Note: Title edited for safety.)
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