How to install Redis on macOS, Windows, and Ubuntu

June 12, 2021 A Goodman

This article shows you how to install and get Redis ready-to-use on macOS, Windows, and Ubuntu. macOS The easy and reliable way to install Redis on a Mac is using Homebrew (a free, popular, and open-source…

4 Ways to Convert Object into Query String in Node.js

June 1, 2021 Guest Contributor

This article shows you a couple of different ways to convert (stringify) objects into query strings in Node.js. Using URLSearchParams API The URLSearchParams class comes with the URL module and is available on the global object…

Node.js: How to Use “Import” and “Require” in the Same File

May 25, 2021 A Goodman

This article shows you how to enable ES6 import/export in Node.js and use both require and import in the same file. Enabling ES import/export You can use ES6 import/export in Node.js by simply adding “type”: “module”…

How to Easily Upgrade Node.js in macOS

May 24, 2021 A Goodman

Node.js is updated very often to fix bugs, improve performance and add new features. This article shows you how to correctly upgrade Node.js and npm in macOS. 1. Go to, the official website of Node.js,…

Node.js: Get File Name and Extension from Path/URL

April 2, 2021 A Goodman

The path module (one of the core modules of Node.js) gives us some methods to simply retrieve the name and extension of a file from a path or web URL: path.basename(path: string, extension?: string): Returns the…

6 best Node.js frameworks to build backend APIs in 2021

March 31, 2021 Guest Contributor

Node.js helps us build fast and high-performance backends for websites and mobile apps of all sizes. This job is made easier and more convenient thanks to the help of open-source frameworks. In this article, we will…

Top 4 best Node.js Open Source Headless CMS in 2021

March 31, 2021 Guest Contributor

Using a Node.js Headless CMS will help you quickly build a fast and high-performance self-hosted backend for your application with many pre-made things like admin dashboard, content CRUD (create, read, update, and delete) system, file management,…

Node.js: Get domain, hostname, and protocol from a URL

April 2, 2021 Guest Contributor

By using the URL class, a built-in module of Node.js, we can easily extract domain/hostname and protocol from a given url without using any third-party package. Domain, hostname, and protocol A domain name is the address…

NPM: How To Show All Globally Installed Packages

September 21, 2020 A Goodman

To show all globally installed npm packages on your computer, just run the following command: Here is my output: If you want to see all global packages and their dependencies, use this:

How to Generate Slugs from Titles in Node.js

April 21, 2021 The Shadow

This article shows you a few approaches to generate a slug from a title in Node.js. The first one is to use self-written code and the other is to use a third-party package. Introduction A slug…

How to easily generate a random string in Node.js

June 18, 2020 The Plumber

This article introduces to you an easy way to generate random strings in Node.js using the randomBytes API provided by the crypto module (a built-in module and no installation required). The code: The output will look…

Node.js: Reading content from PDF and CSV files

January 19, 2021 A Goodman

Introduction Node.js is non-blocking I/O so it is efficient when working with files even super large files. PDF, which stands for Portable Document Format, is used to display text and images independently with software and hardware….

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