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JavaScript Technology Writing

My Last O’Reilly Book

I sometimes miss the simpler days when an alert was your JavaScript best friend.

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Technology

My Current Version of Learning Node

As we finished up Learning Node, 2nd, the Node.js Foundation released Node version 6. I quickly did a run through to see if I needed to modify the book text. Yes, indeed, I did. One of the major changes was how new Buffers are created. This is a major change, considering how integral Buffers are […]

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Learning Node, 2nd Edition is now live

Learning Node, 2nd Edition is now in production and should be hitting the streets within a few weeks. We had a bit of excitement when Node 6.0 was rolled out, just as we entered production. However, this edition of the book was specifically designed to accommodate Node’s rather energetic release schedule, and the book survived […]

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Node: References and Resources

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. During my explorations of Node.js, I came across many excellent resources, references, tutorials, and various other online publications related to the technology. I had planned on incorporating this material into an appendix for Learning Node but decided it would make a better online resource than a book chapter. Every person […]

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Learning Node: Well, one Rails aside

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. After denouncing the use of Ruby and Rails terms to describe Node and Node modules, I must now confess that I did use a Rails resource in the section on MVC in Chapter 6. The Rails Guide has an absolutely beautifully written overview on MVC and routing,┬áRails Routing from the […]