I’m writing these lines en route to the first on-site meeting with a company using Fastify and Platformatic. I’m excited that we are moving fast. In this edition, we cover quite a few things: first, I will be talking about an app that I love. Then, we cover the latest Node.js core release, finishing with new videos and articles.
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Node.js v19.7.0 ships with a couple of new features:
test_runneradd initial code coverage support, bringing the new
node:testmodule one step closer to be ready for general use.
You can find all the release notes at https://github.com/nodejs/node/releases/tag/v19.7.0.
This week I prepared a short video on my technical principles:
Watch it on my Youtube channel.
I also streamed on Monday, producing the 11th video in the “Unscalable Queue” series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwYA19LOpv8. In this video, we refactored the “Unscalable Queue System” test suite, eliminating quite a lot of duplication: https://github.com/platformatic/unscalable-queue-system/pull/32. We also fixed a bug in Platformatic: https://github.com/platformatic/platformatic/pull/711.
globalin some environments.
colorizeObjectsoption to disable object colorization.
After building this small project, I think Platformatic is not just an ORM as it may seem but an enhanced version of Fastify.
Read the article!
What is a dynamic GraphQL query? A dynamic GraphQL query is a query that is constructed at runtime, based on the needs of the client. Interested? Read the second article from Manuel Spigolon: Dynamic GraphQL queries with Mercurius.
How to give advice on the internet without being an utter menace. Please read this carefully.
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