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10 Node.js Best Practices: Enlightenment from the Node Gurus

In my previous article 10 Tips to Become a Better Node Developer I introduced 10 Node.js best practices you could apply to your code today. This post continues in that vein with a further 10 best practices to help you take your Node skills to the next level. This is what we're going to cover: Use npm scripts — Stop writing bash scripts when you can organize them better with npm scripts and Node. E.g., npm run build, start and test....

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10 Tips to Become a Better Node Developer in 2017

I started working with Node full-time in 2012 when I joined Storify. Since then, I have never looked back or felt that I missed Python, Ruby, Java or PHP — languages with which I had worked during my previous decade of web development. Storify was an interesting job for me, because unlike many other companies, Storify ran (and maybe still does) everything on JavaScript. You see, most companies, especially large ones such as PayPal,...