Top Tools to Test Node.js Code Online

Here are some online tools which you can use to test your Node.js web apps code online – pretty cool! 1. JSApp.US JsApp.US is a hosting platform for node.js applications. It is setup to be a platform to coddle to quick, weekend hack like projects. Know of any others? Please leave a comment!

Installing the latest version of node on Ubuntu Linux

Follow these simple steps to installing the latest version of Node.js on Ubuntu Linux. Check your current node version The following command should show you your current node.js version. node –version Install latest node version Run the following commands on your Ubuntu linux box to install node using a package manager. sudo apt-get update sudo …

Quickhand Version of loading Grunt NpmTasks

Going the long way! Why don’t you use this to load your grunt NpmTasks? require(‘matchdep’).filterDev(‘grunt-*’).forEach(grunt.loadNpmTasks); instead of grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-karma’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-contrib-uglify’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-contrib-watch’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-nodemon’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-concurrent’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-docular’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-ngmin’); grunt.loadNpmTasks(‘grunt-jasmine-node’); This will search the package.json file and automatically add those tasks to your grunt config. Very nice. How it works It uses npm matchdep to filter npm module dependencies by …

Node.js socket.io listen on same web port

Node.js code snippet to get socket.io (and socket.io client) listening on same web port as Express.js 3x. At time of writing (4 Dec 2013) Node.js socket.io version 1.0 has not yet been released. How to set it up To use with Socket.io version 0.9.16, express version 3.4.6 var io = require(’socket.io’)     , app …

101 Troubleshooting Yeoman Installs

So your trying to use Yeoman with Node.js and running into problems and errors? Maybe this post can help you. “Easy with the “sudo”; Yeoman is the master around here.” Ok so you’ve seen this error when trying to use Yeoman. “Easy with the “sudo”; Yeoman is the master around here.” Now what? “Since yo …

NodeJS Tips: .nodemonignore example & usage

Nodemon is a noce.js a grunt extension package which monitor for any changes in your node.js application and automatically restart the server – perfect for development. By default, if nodemon will only restart when a .js JavaScript file changes. In some cases you will want to ignore some specific files, directories or file patterns, to …

Find tjholowaychuk on the net

If you love Node then you probably have a man crush on TJ Holowaychuk. Here is a collection of internet links to what is the node.js phenomenon of tjholowaychuk. GitHub https://github.com/visionmedia https://github.com/visionmedia?tab=repositories Screencasts http://www.screenr.com/user/tjholowaychuk http://vimeo.com/user8021748 Live appearances http://campjs.com/#campjs-tj-holowaychuk Introductions “Im TJ Holowaychuk, I am 23 years old and I own Vision Media here in Victoria …