What do you need for a simple web page? Only 2 GB node_modules? That’s enough? Are you sure? Node_modules anyone?
In our blog, we pay a lot of attention to Node.js. This time we would like to recommend to read the checklist of 23 Node.js. security best practices that were collected from all top-ranked articles around the globe.
Here’s an interesting thing about January. It seems like the new year has just started and you should be full of energy and inspiration, ready to plan something new and bring it to life. But you’re not. You are exhausted with cold and too sleepy, and being active is the last thing you’re able to do. But do you remember how wonderful winter seemed when you were a child? It was so magic, so mysterious, so fun! Go outside, enjoy this shiny snow! We did all the work for you and created this digest with the monthly most popular JS repositories. Winter wonderland is waiting for you. Go, and when you’ll come back just use these great open source repositories to simplify your work!
Electron is a popular project from GitHub that’s heavily used to create desktop apps with modern Web technologies (such as VS Code and Slack’s desktop client). 4.0 introduces some new features but notably bumps up the underlying dependencies to Chromium 69, Node 10.11, and V8 6.9.
Last time we presented you Wolkenkit for event sourcing. Now we’d like to share with you the information about the other cool tool. AVA is a test runner for Node! It is a test runner with a concise API, detailed error output, and process isolation that let you write tests more effectively.