Create-react-app is Facebook’s no-config solution to starting a React project. This setup does not support a server out of the box. You can create that easily enough. Node.js can be a good choice for your app server. Once it’s made and functioning, you might want to deploy your static app and app server. Here’s a few tips on getting them up onto Heroku.
NewRelic is a monitoring vendor that has good support for Node.js apps. When your Node app goes down, you’ll want to tell NewRelic about it. It’s surprisingly easy.
As with any software, here you can expect the unexpected. Node apps experience errors as well. Let’s say that an error crops in our Node API – what should we do about it?
With deep object structures,
console.log can leave you wondering what’s down in the depths of the objects you’re printing out. Here’s a quick help from Node stdlib.
We are hiring a bunch of Node.js developers at the moment. You may be as well. I’m sure you have a good list of skills that you’re looking for in developers that join your posse. Here are a few technical things I think about when getting the opportunity to sit down with a Node developer.
Tools for storing and then later easily running scripts alias names are awesome. Npm is one of those tools. Rake is another. Rake has a cool feature of allowing you to list the scripts available to you. Npm has not – until now.
Mongoose is an object modeler for MongoDb. It has a particularly great feature, called population. Population allows you to include other objects in a specified object. It makes the process a lot easier and more automatic.
Xip.io is a DNS wildcard domain that was initially created for use on Ruby projects. But its application is desirable across platforms. Recently, I wanted to use Xip.io on a NodeJs project. It was easy to make happen.