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Node.js TypeScript #9. The Event Loop in Node.js

This entry is part 9 of 14 in the Node.js TypeScript

JavaScript and the Node.js environment uses the Event Loop. In this article, we explore the idea of it and go through different phases that the event loop has. Although this series aims to present the usage of Node.js with TypeScript, this time we don’t get much of a chance to do it. In this part of […]

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Node.js TypeScript #7. Creating a server and receiving requests

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the Node.js TypeScript

In this article, we continue the Node.js series. This time we listen for requests and send responses. To do that, we again use the HTPP module from Node.js. Node.js TypeScript: Creating a server, receiving requests In the TypeScript Express tutorial, we create a REST API that listens for requests and responds accordingly. While the Express framework is […]

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Node.js TypeScript #5. Writable streams, pipes, and the process streams

This entry is part 5 of 14 in the Node.js TypeScript

In this article, we continue covering streams, since they have a significant role in Node.js development. This time we focus on writable streams and pipes. To illustrate how a writable stream works we implement our simple version of a stream writing to a file. We also provide examples of streams appearing in the Node.js environment in the global process object: stdin, […]