• Node.JS Frameworks Which Will Rule In 2020

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    • Looking for the best node.js framework for web or mobile application development?
    • Searching for top node.js frameworks for the year 2020?
    • Hunting for topmost node.js frameworks to stay ahead in the competition? 

    Here, in this blog, you will get the answers to all such questions. Let's quickly dive into it!



    What is a Node.js Framework?



    Node.js framework is a combination of libraries, helpers, and tools that offer a way to create and operate web applications in an uncomplicated manner. A node.js framework builds the base layer for creating a web app. 

    The most important aspects of node.js framework, like any web framework, are its architecture and features such as support for customization, flexibility, security, compatibility with other libraries. 
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  • Node.js VS Python: Which is Better?

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      If you are landing on this page you might be looking for several questions like:

      – NodeJS or Python: which is the right choice for my next web app development project?

      – Which programming language cost me less?

      – Which programming language is suitable for which industry?

      – Which programming language is suitable for small business or large scale enterprises?

      – Which programming language is scalable, high performing and secure?

      In this blog post, I’m going to answer all these questions AND MORE THAN THAT! So, continue reading this blog post:
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    • Node.JS Vs PHP: Which is a better programming language?

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        In the online advancement world, Node.js and PHP are the most well-known programming languages being used. Although both of these languages are able to manage the applications of any sort of complexity, they are being built around the different concepts & architectures. If you are an app owner or looking to develop a website, you might be wanting to choose between these two environments, therefore, you must know about the major differences, advantages, and limitations of the two languages.
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      • Document your express API with swagger annotations

          Have you ever wanted to have a swagger documentation for your express API based on annotations? I have. And unfortunately didn’t find any way of doing it without having to manually create a swagger.json file. My wish was simple as this: I want to have a clean express app with multiple endpoints and I want to keep swagger documentation for every endpoint close to the endpoint implementation, not in a separate file.


          Maybe I’m just lacking some google skills, but I decided that it’d be much easier for me to create such a tool. And here it is: mgr-swagger-express

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        • Here’s How to Update Node.js Via Visual Studio, NPM, Windows/Mac



            I hope that you will find Node version 12 new capabilities compelling and soon you will upgrade your app to it.

            In turn, you will get advanced debugging, intelligent coding with the powerful IntelliSense engine, interactive window, quick tracking of performance issues, unit testing, typescript integration, source control, cloud integration, and npm integration.

            To get started in this walkthrough, this post captures the steps on how to update Node.js in Visual Studio, Windows/macOS, and NPM.
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          • It's high time to become part of an open source project

              JavaScript developers, I am working on an exciting opensource project pursuing two goals:

              1. Learning best practices in JavaScript/NodeJS
              2. Helping developers and myself to develop and launch MVPs to validate ideas quickly.

              As developers, we have tons of ideas and would be awesome to have a simple tool to scaffold a secure project quickly, add a couple of forms, some project specific logic, and here you go — deploy and test your idea.
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            • NodeJS logging made easy


                How many times did you write logger.info('ServiceName.methodName.') and logger.info('ServiceName.methodName -> done.') for each and every method of your service you wanted to log? Would you like it to be automated and has the same constant signature across your whole app? If that's so, we're very much alike, we have suffered the same pain too many times, and now we could finally try to resolve it. Together. Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce… class-logger!

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              • AdBlock has stolen the banner, but banners are not teeth — they will be back

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              • Generating multi-brand multi-platform icons with Sketch and a Node.js script — Part #2



                  This is the second part of a post about the creation of a pipeline that can take a Sketch file and export all the icons included in the file, in different formats, for different platforms, with the possibility of AB testing each icon.

                  You can read the first part of the post here.



                  The Sketch files, with all the icons collected, styled and properly named, were ready. Now it was time to start writing the code.

                  Suffice to say, the process was very much a trial and error: after the important initial code core, developed by my team lead Nikhil Verma (who set the script foundations), I went through an incremental process that required at least three phases of refactoring and quite a few revisions. For this reason, I won’t go into too much detail on how the script was developed, but rather focus on how the script works today, in its final shape.
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                • NodeJS logging made right


                    What's nagging you the most when you think about logging in NodeJS? If you ask me I'm gonna say lack of of industry standards for creating trace IDs. Within this article we'll overview how we can create these trace IDs (meaning we're going to briefly examine how continuation local storage a.k.a CLS works) and dig deep into how we can utilize Proxy to make it work with ANY logger.

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                  • Generating multi-brand multi-platform icons with Sketch and a Node.js script — Part #1



                      TL;DR


                      Using a custom build script in Node JS, it is possible to manipulate a series of Sketch files, and then, using an internal Sketch tool, automatically export their assets, to generate multiple icon libraries, for multiple platforms and different brands, that support dynamic colourisation of the assets via design tokens, and also AB testing of the assets via naming convention. Easy peasy :)


                      Well, actually it’s not that easy, but it can certainly be done. This post is a detailed explanation of how we did it, and what we discovered along the way.

                      The problem we were trying to solve


                      At Badoo we build a dating app. Actually, multiple dating apps. For multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Mobile Web, Desktop Web), across multiple teams.

                      We use hundreds of icons in our apps. Some of them are the same across different apps, some are very specific to the brands the apps reflect. The icons are continuously evolving, in sync with the evolution of the design. Sometimes completely new icons are added, while others get updated, and still others get dropped (although, they often remain in the codebase).
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