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This Week in Numbers: The Node.js User’s Tech Stack

The Node.js Foundation published its third annual user survey based on 1,626 members of the Node community. In the future, we will look at the package managers and languages these developers are using. For now, readers will be interested to see the types of infrastructure that are most often used...
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The race to the “best ever ever ever framework” in JavaScript slowed down recently and the focus is more on tools or features around popular frameworks.

JavaScript Trends for 2018

Trying to bet on how many new JavaScript frameworks will be released each month, is, the best software engineer’s game in the past 5 years. Something interesting since last year: The race to the “best ever ever ever framework” in JavaScript slowed down and the focus is more on tools or features...
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Intro to Python
Start learning Python now with this introduction from Carla Schroder.

Today is a Good Day to Learn Python

The cool thing about Linux and FOSS is also an aggravating thing, which is that sometimes there's too much of a good thing. There is such an abundance of goodies that it can be overwhelming. So I am here to help you decide which programming language you should learn next, and that is Python. Oh,...
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Monitoring Network Traffic More Efficiently

In today’s data networks, traffic analysis — determining which links are getting congested and why — is usually done by computers at the network’s edge, which try to infer the state of the network from the times at which different data packets reach their destinations. If the routers inside the...
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Q&A with Mark Hinkle, the New Executive Director for the Node.js Foundation

These days, Node.js is under the hood of everything from the web, the Internet of Things and desktop applications to microservice architectures. Node’s 15 million-plus downloads per month, and more than a billion package downloads per week, render it the world’s biggest open source platform. The ...
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Safia Abdalla
Crankshaft is the optimizing compiler in the JavaScript V8 engine (which is used by Node); learn how it works in this presentation from Safia Abdalla at Node.js Interactive.

Tune Up Your Code with the Crankshaft Compiler

Safia Abdalla is an open source developer and a maintainer on a project called nteract, but her pet topic is compilers. And, in her talk at Node.js Interactive, Abdalla explained the inner workings of the V8 compiler and how it can optimize the code it gets fed. Although Abdalla specifically...
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Zigbee Writes a Universal Language for IoT

The nonprofit Zigbee Alliance today unveiled dotdot, a universal language for the Internet of Things (IoT). The group says dotdot takes the IoT language at Zigbee’s application layer and enables it to work across different networking technologies. This is important because currently, most IoT ...
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