Node.js in the stream.

#​443 — June 23, 2022 Read on the Web Using Web Streams in Node.js — Streams provide a handy abstraction for cleanly working with streaming data but Web Streams (a.k.a. WHATWG Streams) are a different, more broadly supported beast to classic Node.js streams. Dr. Axel starts from the basics but Read more…

A big week for Fastify

#​441 — June 9, 2022 Read on the Web Fastify 4.0 Released — The first major release of a popular, high performance Node.js Web framework in two years warrants some celebration. A focus has been placed on stabilization, modernization, and improving the already quite stable developer experience, rather than flashy Read more…

util.parseArgs arrives in Node 18.3

#​440 — June 2, 2022 Read on the Web Node v18.3.0 (Current) Released — It’s not a huge release but there are some solid dependency updates (npm 8.11.0, V8 10.2, Undici 5.4), Windows 32 binary releases are back, and one notable new (experimental) feature: the 1util.parseArgs function for bringing an Read more…

Node 16 LTS now on AWS Lambda

🇺🇦 #​438 — May 19, 2022 Read on the Web Node Weekly Web Scraping via JS Runtime Heap Snapshots — When official APIs don’t offer all of the access users require (or don’t exist at all) scraping can become a less than ideal necessity. Puppeteer or Playwright make controlling a Read more…

Node’s new CLI test runner

#​436 — May 5, 2022 Read on the Web Node Weekly Node v18.1.0 (Current) Released — There’s an initial version of a CLI based test runner (which you start with 1node –test – see docs here) and there have also been further developments on implementing the WebAssembly Web API. Michaël Zasso The Read more…