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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 separate mocha tests in multiple files

How to separate mocha tests in multiple files

Sometimes our unit tests grow extremely large, so it is indispensable to separate them in multiple files to be able to maintain them properly learn how to do this in the next tutorial.

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.

My most effective improvement strategies

My most effective improvement strategies

In our world with enormous amount of data, we need some good strategies to force ourselves to learn.

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

Squeeze node.js performance with flame graphs

Squeeze node.js performance with flame graphs

We will investigate and optimize a node.js api using flame graphs, caching and request-batching techniques