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Hello world with raspberry pi & nodejs : IoT with JS

Today onwards we are going to introduce the category IoT in VoidCanvas; where you will find how to play with IoT (internet of things) devices using JavaScript. As the first article of this series, we will tell you how you should get started. What is IoT? IoT is a network of physical things

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9 npm packages you won’t believe exist

In last few years, JavaScript has become the most widely used language on earth. With the rise of JavaScript, especially node.js, the package manager of node, or npm has outplayed other popular package manager like pip (for python). There are hundreds of thousands of packages and are still growing. No wonder

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Node.js event loop workflow & lifecycle in low level

A year back while describing the differences between setImmediate & process.nextTick, I wrote a bit on the low level architecture of node’s event-loop. Surprisingly, the readers of that post became more interested about the event-loop part, than the rest of the parts and I have received a lot of responses

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Loopback pros and cons

Seems there are quite a few posts in different blogs and forums about loopback benefits. I have been using loopback since a while now and have noticed, the other articles probably didn’t give a two way view. It’s always subjective to compare frameworks. So, please don’t take my words as a

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