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Mock Axios with Jest

Mock request made by Axios using Jest in Node.js. Unit tests more unit
Andrés Canavesi - Jan 31, 2021
Mock Axios with Jest using successful and error response

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How to use a GitHub repository as a dependency in Node.js

Andrés Canavesi - Aug 30, 2020
Sometimes you need a dependency that is not published as a regular package at npmjs.com

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Load stylesheets in background to increase page speed

Andrés Canavesi - Aug 16, 2020
Optimize the page loading time by loading your style sheets in background.

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Lazy load images with javascript

Increase page loading time by requesting your images in background
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 12, 2020
Why should you load your images in a lazy way?

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Cache implementation in Node.js

A custom cache implementation to show how Promises powerful are
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 08, 2020
A cached value it’s dynamic data, expensive to calculate, that we make it constant during a period of time.

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Configure Prettier in your Node JS project

How to configure Prettier to format your code as It was written by only one developer
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 08, 2020
Prettier is a code formatter that supports many languages and can be integrated with most of the editors

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Better Queue in Node JS

Move heavy processing task to background with better-queue module in Node.js
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 03, 2020
A good practice in software development is to delegate as much heavy work as possible to background jobs to avoid blocking the main execution of your application that can be a web app, mobile app, or desktop.

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Optimizing Node JS code

Small actions that may generate big impact in your performance
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 03, 2020
At different levels you might optimize your JavaScript code. Sometimes optimization is a matter of good practices such as avoid using logging in loops.

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Customize styles highlight.js

Use your own styles to highlight source code
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 02, 2020
Customize styles highlight.js

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Hash text in Node.js

Hash a text using native crypto module in Node JS. No extra dependencies.
Andrés Canavesi - Aug 02, 2020
Hash a string in Node.js without extra dependencies

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Why I adopted Heroku

Heroku is a platform as a service (PaaS) acquired by Salesforce in 2011
Andrés Canavesi - Jul 31, 2020
Heroku is a platform as a service (PaaS)