Last week I visited Milan for a Platformatic team retreat! It was a great experience, and we planned several features for Platformatic! I also spoke at the “Milano Frontend” meetup, presenting Platformatic DB!
Next week we will have a Node.js security release: https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/february-2023-security-releases/. This packs quite a lot of fixes. Make sure to update your setup as soon as possible!
dedupeoption to transport.
remove(): Return false when content type parser was not present for removal
GitHub Actions now have GITHUB_TOKEN permissions as read-only. This update broke the default GitHub for Platformatic Cloud, the fix is tiny.
I’m so happy that the architecture for IPFS I co-designed with my ex-team NearFom is public. It’s a clear example of how you can use AWS tooling to create things that can achieve massive scalability.
As part of this change, the team moved from using AWS SDK to a home-grown solution using undici. This reduced the time needed to serve files from 13 seconds to 3 seconds. Stunning!
(TL;DR switch to
undici.request() whereever possible)
Should Open Source integrate some telemetry to help projects make better decisions? The answer seems to be “yes” for the Go team. Read more at Transparent Telemetry for Open-Source Projects1
Should You Use char, varchar, or text in PostgreSQL? I was surprised by the answer!
If you would like to meet me in person, you will find me at these upcoming events: