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Understanding memory leaks in node.js part 1

Understanding memory leaks in node.js part 1

In this article we will learn about memory leaks in node.js, we will focus mainly on streams and promises

How to test locally AWS SQS queues in node.js

How to test locally AWS SQS queues in node.js

Recently got a particular task to mock amazon environment locally. The problem is if you want to test your application you need to connect to Amazon SQS.

The absolute beginner guide to unit testing in node.js

The absolute beginner guide to unit testing in node.js

We will unit test a super simple node.js module

Debugging tools and practices in node.js

Debugging tools and practices in node.js

In this blog post I want to share what I learn lately concerning debugging best practices, to build better bug nets.

Learning asynchronous programming in node.js with callbacks

Learning asynchronous programming in node.js with callbacks

Asynchronous programming is tricky but once we understand the main concepts we can improve our application performance a lot.

Working with socket.io dynamic namespaces

Working with socket.io dynamic namespaces

An interesting experience using dynamic namespaces with socket.io drawbacks and cool features.