It's 2020: let's build a node.js app with TypeScript
It's 2020. You want to build a node.js app, and you've heard great things about TypeScript. Let this post act as your guide through the forest of compilers and specifications as you navigate to the promised land: a strongly-typed node.js codebase.
I've recently found myself becoming more dependant on TypeScript for type safety and autocompletion, and Prettier to format my code consistently. In this post I'll discuss how to set up prettier to work with a TypeScript codebase in VSCode.
Running a node.js app in a low-memory environment requires some additional work to ensure that the v8 garbage collector is aware of the memory ceiling. This post outlines an approach to achieve this.
This post explores how a simple message queue can be built to support delayed messages, using Redis.
So, you've created a super-awesome npm module, and you want to share it with the world. How do you create a demo page?