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Node.js 19 boosts HTTP throughput

Upgrade to popular JavaScript runtime automatically enables HTTP Keep-Alive for outgoing connections, improving throughput through the reuse of connections.

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Hands-on with MongoDB queryable encryption and Node.js

MongoDB queryable encryption means never having to decrypt sensitive data inside the data store, all but eliminating the database as a target of attack. Here’s how to get started.

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Bun JavaScript runtime is in the oven

Bun is a JavaScript runtime built on the JavaScriptCore engine with a native bundler, transpiler, task runner, and NPM client built-in.

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What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications.

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Deno 1.26 improves Node.js compatibility, npm support

Latest update to the alternative TypeScript/JavaScript runtime also brings bug fixes and performance boosts.

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Deno tees up easy NPM imports, speed boosts

Upcoming HTTP server is the fastest JavaScript web server ever built, the project’s developers claim.

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Deno vs. Node.js: Which is better?

Node.js is still the most widely used JavaScript runtime environment, but Deno is more secure and brings modern advantages. Compare Deno and Node.js and decide which is right for your next project.

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Better type checking and more in Deno 1.24

The latest release of the Node.js rival features improved transpiler performance, smarter type checking, and debugging and fallback error handling support.

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9 Deno runtime projects to watch

The Deno ecosystem is taking root, with a host of tools and services to challenge Node.js. Here are nine projects leveraging Deno for web development, serverless edge hosting, and more.

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Deno Deploy moves toward GA, adds paid plan

Beta 4 of the serverless edge hosting service for JavaScript, TypeScript, and WebAssembly applications improves the management dashboard and adds three new regions.

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Will JavaScript containers overtake Linux containers?

Node.js and Deno creator Ryan Dahl believes the majority of web services might be simplified by using JavaScript containers, rather than Linux containers.

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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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