Hapi(ness) v17 | Dec 18

Node 8 hit LTS status recently and now we have full async/await support (yay!) on a stable Node version. This also means that a lot of JS libraries and frameworks have the oppurtunity to do code cleanups / rewrites to give us simpler APIs and faster / simpler code. KoaJ ... More...


No callback file operations | Sep 19

Reading and writing files in JS tends to get messy. But not anymore, with Node 8, async / await support combined with Util.promisify we can read and write to a file without a single callback or More...


React, Redux with TypeScript | Aug 30

The most important element of a React + Redux application is "state". The state decides what the user interface will look like therefore it becomes essential to make sure that the state is always in a consistent and ... More...


Promises, Async and Await in Node.js | Jun 2

This week we had the much awaited Node.js 8.0.0 release! Node is getting faster and better all the time. This release also makes the async / await feature available natively. But before we look at async / await let us quickl ... More...


Kubernetes with ELK Setup | Apr 5

As it turns out this is my 100th post. The first one was published in March 2011 and a lot has changed since then. A lot of new technologies have come in and a lot of my posts have become obsolete. In all these years nothing has created more i ... More...


Testing HapiJS with Jest | Mar 25

HapiJS and React are pretty much my go-to technology choices for web application development right now. While Jest works really well with React, on the HapiJS side I was ... More...