Blog posts in 'Express' category

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Best Practices for Express in Production, Part Two: Performance and Reliability
Nov 19, 2015
This is a two-part blog series about some best practices for running Express applications in production. The first part was about security, and this second part focuses on performance and reliability.  It assumes you are already familiar with the ... More
Best Practices for Express in Production – Part One: Security
Nov 12, 2015
This is a two-part blog series about some best practices for running Express applications in production. This first part focuses on security, and the second on performance and reliability.  It assumes you are already familiar with the basics of No... More
Asynchronous Error Handling in Express with Promises, Generators and ES7
Apr 21, 2015
tldr; Callbacks have a lousy error-handling story. Promises are better. Marry the built-in error handling in Express with promises and significantly lower the chances of an uncaught exception. Promises are native ES6, can be used with generator... More
Comparing JavaScript Templating Engines: Jade, Mustache, Dust and More
Nov 11, 2014
This blog post has moved to IBM DeveloperWorks ....
Bypassing Express View Rendering for Speed and Modularity
Nov 4, 2014
One of the widely used features of the Express web framework for Node.js is its view rendering engine. The Express view rendering engine allows page controllers to provide a view name and a view model object to Express that then results in some by... More
Writing Modular Node.js Projects for Express and Beyond
Oct 21, 2014
I have worked with Express for over four years now and I cannot count how many different ways I have reorganized my code! Express bills itself as an un-opinionated framework. This is true. If you search for “express boilerplate” you will find a lo... More
Using Express.js for APIs
Sep 4, 2013
A few tips and libraries for creating and documenting RESTful APIs with Express.js. See a simple example app that incorporates some of these ideas. Two things really got me sucked into Express when I first started using it: Jade and Stylus. I can... More