Become a test expert in NodeJS with these tricks

After reading my first guide to  testing NodeJS with Mocha you might have grasped the fundamental concepts of NodeJS testing. However, real word code is usually tested with some other expedients that you might know to be a better tester (and coder).

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Easy testing of NodeJS applications with Mocha

Testing in Javascript has become an immensely popular argument, but still there’s a lot of people that has not clear how to do it effectively. I was one of these. There are many troubles that a young developer has to overcome in order to master Javascript testing. In this article, I’m going to explain Javascript testing with Mocha, a powerful library.

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L'Inglese tra italiani, a lavoro, è una scelta sbagliata

C’è un trend che ogni tanto ritorna, ossia quello di usare l’inglese come lingua ufficiale durante l’orario di lavoro. Con colleghi italiani. In un ufficio italiano.

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Deploy a NodeJS app on Heroku in less than 1 minute

Actually, the time you need to deploy an app depends on how fast you are to copy & paste.

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Two easy ways perform GET requests in NodeJS

Today I want to talk about something that we all need during our programming life: requesting data from a remote server. We will do this using callbacks and promises, to show both the approaches.

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JS Promises: description, pros, cons of this ES6 construct

I hope that you have done some kind of exploration with Javascript, NodeJS and asynchronous constructs right now.

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Quando l'azienda non paga gli stipendi

Qualche anno fa l’azienda per cui lavoravo ha attraversato un periodo di crisi e lo stipendio arrivava a singhiozzo (o peggio, non arrivava proprio). Lo ricordo come uno dei periodi più brutti della mia vita.

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The Javascript Event Loop for dummies

What does it mean that Javascript has no threads?! What is the event loop and how it is related? How can JS be even considered a modern programming language?! Let’s find out the surprising truth about this stuff.

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I libri motivazionali funzionano?

In una discussione con alcuni miei amici abbiamo iniziato a parlare di libri che stavamo leggendo in questo periodo, e ne è nato un discorso sui libri motivazionali (quei libri che ti insegnano a essere una persona migliore).

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hey javascript function, take this!

In this article I’m going to do a quick recap of ES5 and ES6 functions, explaining what happens to this.

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