Capturing user input in a Node.js application

This article discusses how to create an application in Node.js that will await input from a user via the readline built-in module.

Introduction to Serverless (FaaS)

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In this article we are reviewing Serverless architectures, with a focus on Function-As-A-Service and we also take a look at an example implementation of FaaS

How to pass command line arguments to a Node.js app?

In this article, we'll take a look at how to pass command line arguments to a Node.js application executing from the CLI.

Deprecation Warnings in MongoDB's Node.js API

This article shows how to fix some of the deprecation warnings after updating to MongoDB 4 as well as using the MongoDB Node.js 3.x API.

Sharing a MongoDB connection in Node.js/Express

This article covers how to share a MongoDB database connection in a Node.js/Express application in the right way.

RESTful API Design - The basics

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In this article, we'll take a look at some of the basics of REST APIs and design such APIs, in the context of Node.js and Express.

res.json() vs res.send() vs res.end() in Express

In this article we are discussing the differences between the json(), send() and end() methods available as part of Express response object.

Introduction to GraphQL

In this article, we'll take a look at GraphQL and go through a basic example while exploring why it's a great supplement for REST APIs.

How to find the version of an installed npm package?

In this article we are reviewing three ways to get the version numbers of local or global npm packages installed.

How to read environment variables in Node.js?

Storing secrets, usernames and passwords can be done in Node.js via environment variables. We'll take a look at how to manage these in this article.