Node News Thursday, June 7
- Build a Node.js command-line chat application with Chatkit
- Build a Twelve-Factor Node.js App with Docker
- Bringing the nodejs/help backlog down by 90% over 2 months, and best practice recommendations for…
- In the same project, install @pusher/chatkit and jsdom: – npm install –save @pusher/chatkit – npm install –save jsdomTo be clear, in the previous step, we installed the Chatkit server SDK (@pusher/chatkit-server) and here, we install the client Chatkit SDK (@pusher/chatkit-client).
- Create auser – Before connecting to Chatkit, we must first create a Chatkit user via the server we wrote earlier.
- To do this, well send a request to the /users route using axios, which is a HTTP client: – npm install –save axiosAfter installing axios, import it: – Then, define a function called createUser: – We can now call this function with the prompted username: – Lets test this out….
- To do this, we should update the main function in client.js to fetch joinable rooms (getJoinableRooms), and list them alongside the rooms a user has already joined (user.rooms): – The… syntax there is called destructuring, and it provides a succinct way to merge two or more arrays.
- First, install readline to read input from the user: – npm install –save readlineThen, import it: – Finally, reference it below: – If you run two instances of the client, you should be able to send and receive messages:
@DesignerDepot: Tutorial | Build a Node.js command-line chat application with Chatkit https://t.co/x8jXWPuUJs #nodejs
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- Well step through setting up proper version control techniques, managing configuring within the environment, setting up proper build/deploy/run processes, and all with abiding by Docker best practices.
- Well also make sure our deployment is setup for scale, and have consistent development practices in place for reliable app deployments.
@eggheadio: Build a Twelve-Factor Node.js App with Docker – #docker course by @markshust https://t.co/GqnOpCO7Rt https://t.co/ONPfrZbunL
- Problems pertinent to building and running Node.js on newer platforms, problems that appear when building native addons or Node.js itself on hosts that have different compilers and / or runtime libraries.
- User background: Code breaks due to incorrect perception about Node.js API abstractions.
- Recommendations and Best practices – To get help and support by best leveraging the skill and collaboration among the community, I recommend the following best practices while opening / engaging on issues: – Concepts users should gain familiarity with – Understanding your application stack will help to identify whether the…
- Many issue reports or help requests appear with few or no clues about the requirement, due to the background of the user: understanding about the problem, programming experience, interaction with community, language barriers etc.
- Many users arrive in the nodejs/help repo through a notion of general support for any issues while using the Node.js stack.
@mhdawson1: Great article on activity in the #nodejs help repo: https://t.co/6ck6Cs35ir
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