Node.JS Revolution: Farewell to Axios and Fetch API in Version 17.5.0

Bernardo Leite JavaScript, Node.js Leave a Comment

Every self-respecting student of programming has already needed to use libraries (the famous “lib”) in the development of their applications. Examples include the Axios and Fetch libs, which are widely used on the front-end and back-end to consume external APIs.

Recently, Node.JS v17.5 underwent two changes that divided opinions, so let’s explain how these changes impact the issues of effectiveness and agility in code production. Additionally, I will also discuss the pros and cons of this update.

Node.js for Discord Bot

Using Node.js To Create a Discord Bot

Josh Green Development Technologies, JavaScript, Node.js, Programming, Tutorial Leave a Comment

From Zoom to Skype to Microsoft Teams, there is an endless number of platforms to help keep you connected. One such platform is Discord – a service primarily intended for gaming that allows you to voice chat, video chat, or screen share with a community you have developed on your own hosted “server.” One of Discord’s best features is a developer portal with an open API that allows you to add bots and apps to your server, as well as write your own.

There is true beauty in the ability to create your own custom solutions to fill your needs. So in this brief tutorial, I’ll show you how to get up and running writing your own Bots and Apps for Discord with Node.js.

Saving The Environment With React Hooks

Using React Hooks To Save the Environment

James Bradley Node.js, Programming, React Leave a Comment

Every application has some need for environmental variables that are specific to that environment. This can be database connections strings or URL to an API that will vary between the different environments. In React, you can use .env files to define key-value pairs. Then Node will inject these at runtime to be used globally through the process.env.{variable}. In this blog, …

React with Socket.IO Messaging App

Peter Le Development Technologies, Node.js, React 2 Comments

Building a messaging app sounds complicated, but it really isn’t. With the right tools, creating one might be simpler than you think. In this post, I will show you how to accomplish this task using Socket.IO. Before we dive in, let’s get some expectations out of the way. There will not be anything fancy in this app like different channels, …