Tags: npm

Deploy Atomically with Travis & npm

I think I am a software developer because I am lazy. The second or third time I have to perform the same exact task, I find myself saying, “Ugh, can’t I tell the computer how to do it?”  So imagine my reaction when our team’s deployment process started looking like this: git pull npm run build to...
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npm / Yarn
How does npm compare to Yarn when it comes to the cache, integration, and scalability? We take a look in this article.

Untangling Package Management in JavaScript Applications

If a JavaScript developer was frozen in 2005 and miraculously thawed in our present world of 2017, the thing that would likely amaze them is the massive proliferation of JavaScript packages. The video below gives us a fascinating visual representation of the package explosion over time. The...
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Front end tooling simplified
This article looks at the revolution in JavaScript development over the past few years.

A Modern Day Front-End Development Stack

Application development methodologies have seen a lot of change in recent years. With the rise and adoption of microservice architectures, cloud computing, single-page applications, and responsive design to name a few, developers have many decisions to make, all while still keeping project...
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Npm Password Resets Show Developers Need Better Security Practices

Thousands of developers who publish JavaScript packages in the npm repository have had their passwords reset since May because their login credentials were too weak or had been publicly exposed. The affected accounts were in control of tens of thousands of Node.js modules that, in turn, were direct...
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Web Developer Security Checklist

Developing secure, robust web applications in the cloud is hard, very hard. If you think it is easy, you are either a higher form of life or you have a painful awakening ahead of you. If you have drunk the MVP Kool-aid and believe that you can create a product in one month that is both valuable and...
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Open Source JavaScript, Node.js Devs Get NPM Orgs for Free

NPM Inc.'s NPM Orgs tool, which has been available as a paid service for JavaScript and Node.js development teams collaborating on private code, is now available for free use by teams working on open source code. The SaaS-based tool, which features capabilities like role-based access control,...
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NPM or Yarn? Node.js Devs Pick Their Package Manager

Mere months since it was open-sourced by Facebook, Yarn has NPM on the run. The upstart JavaScript package manager has gained a quick foothold in the Node.js community, particularly among users of the React JavaScript UI library. Known for faster installation, Yarn gives developers an improved...
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The Most Popular JavaScript Front-End Tools

Choosing a development tool based on its popularity isn’t a bad idea. Popular tools are usually more stable, and they often have more resources and community support than less popular tools. Developer satisfaction is another key indicator of a good tool, and for the JavaScript ecosystem, I'm going...
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Charlie Robbins describes GoDaddy's serverless front-end deployments using npm at Node.js Interactive.

Serverless Front-End Deployments at GoDaddy

At GoDaddy, Charlie Robbins is heading the Warehouse.ai project, a framework that enforces a coherent workflow for serverless front-end deployments. In his talk at Node.js Interactive, Robbins said that deployments are all about serving new functionalities to visitors. Most Node.js front ends have...
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npm Best Practices - Node.js at Scale

With our new series, called Node.js at Scale, we are creating a collection of articles focusing on the needs of companies with bigger Node.js installations, and developers who already learned the basics of Node. In the first chapter of Node.js at Scale you are going to learn the best practices on...
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