Using Yarn with Docker

Martino Fornasa: Facebook recently released Yarn, a new Node.js package manager built on top of the npm registry, massively reducing install times and shipping a deterministic build out of the box. Determinism has always been a problem with npm, and solutions like npm shrinkwrap are not working well. This…

Yarn: A new package manager for JavaScript

In the JavaScript community, engineers share hundreds of thousands of pieces of code so we can avoid rewriting basic components, libraries, or frameworks of our own. Each piece of code may in turn depend on other pieces of code, and these dependencies are managed by package managers. The most popular…

How One Developer Broke Node, Babel, and Thousands of Projects

Chris Williams: A couple of hours ago, Azer Koçulu unpublished more than 250 of his modules from NPM, which is a popular package manager used by JavaScript projects to install dependencies. Koçulu yanked his source code because, we’re told, one of the modules was called Kik and that apparently…

Adding Push Notifications to your Parse Server App

I was originally going to write about how to use node.js to enable push notifications, but the latest version of Parse Server now includes basic push notification support using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) for Android devices and Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) for iOS devices. Instead, I decided to…

Getting Started with Parse Server, Heroku and MongoLabs

Last week, Parse announced they would be shutting down their hosting by January 28th 2017, and like just about every other developer out there, I immediately started playing around with their open sourced Parse Server, and setting it up on Heroku. For the record, I actually host most of my…

Use Data McFly to build a real-time Todo app

If you like to keep organized, then you want a todo app. In this tutorial, we’re going to build a simple real-time todo app. This app will consist of four functions: Add new items to doMark items as doneMark items as not done (undo)Delete items This is simple…

Kudos for your site - powered by Data McFly

Over on the Data McFly Blog, we just posted a handy tutorial on how to build a real-time plug-and-play Kudos system for your website or blog using Data McFly as the backend. Source: http://blog.flybase.io/2015/01/27/kudos…