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Redbird, a modern reverse proxy for node

The latest version, 8.0 of Redbird got released last month. It is a modern reverse proxy for node. Redbird comes with built in Cluster,...
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Meet Carlo, a web rendering surface for Node applications by the Google Chrome team

Yesterday, the Google Chrome team introduced Carlo, a web rendering surface for Node applications. Carlo provides rich rendering capabilities powered by the Google Chrome...
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gRPC, a CNCF backed JavaScript library and an alternative to the REST paradigm, is...

Yesterday, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced the general availability of gRPC-Web, which means that it is stable enough for production use. It...
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Node v11.0.0 released

Node v11.0.0 is released. The focus of this current release is primarily towards improving internals, and performance. It is an update to the stable...
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Netlify raises $30 million for a new ‘Application Delivery Network’, aiming to replace servers...

On Tuesday, Netlify, a San Francisco based company announced that it has raised $30 million in a series B round of funding for a...
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Node.js v10.12.0 (Current) released

Node.js v10.12.0 was released, yesterday, with notable changes to assert, cli, crypto, fs, and more. However, the Node.js API is still somewhat changing, and...
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Smoke: Amazon’s new lightweight server-side service framework

Today, Amazon released Smoke Framework, a lightweight server-side service framework written in the Swift programming language. The Smoke Framework uses SwiftNIO for its networking layer...
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Django 2.1.2 fixes major security flaw that reveals password hash to “view only” admin...

On Monday, Django 2.1.2 was released, which has addressed a security issue regarding password hash disclosure. Along with that, this version fixes several other...
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GitHub addresses technical debt, now runs on Rails 5.2.1

Last week, GitHub announced that their main application is now running on Rails 5.2.1. Along with this upgrade, they have also improved the overall...

Introducing Wasmjit: A kernel mode WebAssembly runtime for Linux

Written in C90, Wasmjit is a small embeddable WebAssembly runtime. It is portable to most environments but it primarily targets a Linux kernel module...

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Mozilla introduces new Firefox Test Pilot experiments: Price Wise and Email...

Test Pilot is an important part of Mozilla Firefox, and allows Mozilla to test out new features and tools that aim to improve the...

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