Node.js

The Most Popular Programming Languages of 2016

Our annual look at the relative popularity of programming languages reveals that while Java still rules, other options—from JavaScript to Go—are catching up.

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FutureStack14 Video: Modern Enterprise Technology—From DevOps to Node.Js

Modern matters. Before Thanksgiving, we rolled out the video of Docker founder Solomon Hykes’ FutureStack14 presentation on the future of modern software. But while containers are important, they’re far from the only element of the future of technology. That’s where Mitchell Hashimoto’s talk on Taming the Modern Data Center and TJ Fontaine presentation on Node.js: Systems…

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Setting Up Custom Instrumentation Using New Relic for Node.js

The New Relic for Node.js agent has automatic instrumentation for standard web requests, but sometimes that isn’t enough. If you are using web sockets or databases we don’t instrument yet, have background jobs, or have segments of your code that you’d like more insight into, custom instrumentation is for you. Luckily, we’ve added custom instrumentation…

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The 5 Things Every API Must Have

When building a Web API, certain features are commonly needed for a baseline implementation. Sometimes these may be specific features built into the framework or they may need to be manually coded. In this post, I’ve compiled the various Node.js libraries, along with the key features, needed for API development. Regardless of API framework or…

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Node.js Frameworks and Stacks to Build Future Enterprise Apps

Enterprises and the respective developers of enterprise applications tend to have all the problems the web space has, plus problems small businesses have, on top of a host of other issues that they have to work to resolve. There is a mix of systems to authenticate against (or synchronize single sign on with); there are…

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