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Deno 1.21 improves REPL, error handling

Latest release of the JavaScript and TypeScript runtime also begins phasing in not type checking by default.

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Node.js 18 updates OpenSSL support, enables fetch API

Experimental global fetch API that simplifies writing cross-platform HTTP request code is available by default in the latest version of the popular JavaScript runtime.

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Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors

Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code, Brackets, and Atom rise to the top, but several others are also worth considering.

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Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

WebStorm, Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio Code, NetBeans, Komodo, and Eclipse pull out the stops for JavaScript, Node.js, and friends.

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Intro to Lit: A JavaScript framework

Lit is a fast, lightweight, reactive framework for building web components that work just about anywhere. Let's get started with Lit.

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Node.js trademarks move to OpenJS Foundation

The OpenJS Foundation shepherds dozens of open source JavaScript projects including jQuery, Dojo, Electron, and Webpack.

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Deno 1.18 completes Web Crypto API

Latest release of Node.js alternative also brings automatic discovery of configuration files and stabilization of the nested test steps API.

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A simple automated build pipeline for Node.js

Even simple and early-stage projects benefit from automated build pipelines. Here’s an easy way to set up CI/CD with Node.js, Jenkins, and Git.

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Deno joins JavaScript standards effort

Company behind JavaScript/TypeScript runtime will push for additions to ECMAScript that benefit users of server-side JavaScript.

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GitHub will require 2FA for some NPM registry users

Mandate will apply to maintainers and admins of top packages on the JavaScript registry, in response to two recent security incidents.

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TypeScript 4.5 arrives with Promise improvements

Latest GA release of Microsoft’s strongly typed JavaScript introduces new Awaited utility type to model Promise recursions, defers ECMAScript module support for Node.js to a future release.

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Deno improves JSX transform, WebAssembly support

JavaScript/TypeScript runtime also brings enhancements related to TLS, Web Streams, test permissions.

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Deno 1.15 improves Node.js compatibility

New version of the Node.js alternative also makes progress toward a feature-complete Web Crypto API.

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Node.js 17 arrives with more promise-based APIs

Node.js 17 becomes the current release line and Node.js 16 moves to long-term support status.

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Deno 1.14 extends Web Crypto API

Latest update to the Node.js rival also stabilizes the WebSocket API, introduces file locking APIs, and updates the Deno extension for Visual Studio Code.

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Deno 1.13 emphasizes HTTP server API stability

Upgrades to native HTTP server are now advised for users of JavaScript/TypeScript runtime.

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How to use Auth0 with Node.js and Express

Learn how to add Auth0 log-in capabilities to a Node.js/Express app and use authenticated user info to show/hide UI information and secure APIs.

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How to use FilePond with Node.js

FilePond brings simple and powerful file uploads to JavaScript apps, and it’s free open source. Here’s how to use it with a Node.js Express back end.

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