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The Nodejs.org community is redesigning the Nodejs.org website. The current website hasn’t had a major overhaul since 2014. Node.js, its place in the industry, and the community around it have grown quite a bit in that time. This project relies on volunteers to bring it to life, and you can get involved to help provide a better home for the Node.js community.

By Jon Church on Jul. 22nd, 2020

By building a log to store exceptions and errors, we have a better chance of understanding bugs within our code as the users experience them. In this guest blog post by Luke Pate, learn how to write meaningful logs that explain your application and its activity to support future work by creating a simple Node API to capture requests and write exceptions to a logging file to be stored and viewed at a later time.

By Luke Pate on May. 6th, 2020

The modular system in Node.js allows developers to keep their code organized and clean, and promotes reusability of code and adoption of best practices across Node.js applications. In this guest blog post by @sunnyenotick, learn about the different types of modules, and how to use different modules in your own Node project.

By Anna Mykhailova on May. 6th, 2020

No matter how many precautions you take, you can never assume a database is impenetrable. Because cybercriminals use an array of resources in cyber attacks, a key step in password security is salting and hashing. In this guest tutorial by Michelle Selzer (@codingCommander), learn how to salt and hash a password using bcrypt.

By Michelle Selzer on Apr. 28th, 2020

We've now made access to all tutorials on Hey Node free. Anyone who signs up with an account can access our full course, Data Brokering with Node.js.

By Addison Berry on Apr. 27th, 2020

JSON Web Token (JWT) as an open standard for web security have been around for a while, and there are a lot of varying implementations across different languages. In this article, we’ll be focusing on JWT in the context of a Node.js application, specifically use cases and implementation options.

By Vanessa Osuka on Feb. 3rd, 2020

A comma-separated values (CSV) file is a plain text file that stores tabular data. The values are separated by commas. They can be used to collect or store information for various purposes. One of the ways I've used it was to collect user data from clients and then do a bulk update to the database. You may have a different use-case but want to know how to read data from a CSV file and how to output tabular data to a CSV file. In this post, I'll show you how to achieve those objectives with JavaScript, in Node.js.

By Peter Mbanugo on Feb. 3rd, 2020

In this blog post, we talk about our content strategy for Hey Node and how we structure and prioritize tutorial content. Read on to learn about our process, where we're at in this process, and what's coming up next in Node.js tutorials.

By Joe Shindelar on Jan. 22nd, 2020

A year and change ago, I joined Osio Labs as a marketing coordinator, jumping headfirst into a new role, new company, and a new distributed work lifestyle. But newest of all was learning the value of what we sell: technology knowledge. How do you communicate that? How do you differentiate yourself in a crowded market?

Because understanding that is central to my job, I needed to learn what happens to tutorials during technical review. Jon Peck, technical reviewer for Hey Node, kindly obliged. It turns out, an online tutorial is a small chunk of ice, and the process to make one is an iceberg built of Trello cards. What follows is an excerpt from our interview.

By Philippa Stasiuk on Dec. 4th, 2019

What’s so great about Node.js and why should you learn it? The reasons to learn Node.js are tightly coupled with the benefits of Node.js itself. Let's take a look at each of these benefits of Node.js and why you should learn it.

By Jon Church on Oct. 17th, 2019