I recently started writing for the blog at LogRocket.com with a focus on Node.js topics. Here is a summary of some of my posts and
Brian De Sousa
Using Node 11.7 Worker Threads with RxJS Observable
Case-sensitive import statements in TypeScript
I ran into a tricky TypeScript build issue with an Angular app that would build successfully on a Windows 10 machine but failed to build on a Linux machine with a “Cannot find module” error. The cause of the problem ended up boiling down to a single case-sensitive character, “X” instead of “x”.
Deploy an Angular App from Visual Studio Code to Azure
What do you get when you mix Angular 6, Node 10, Visual Studio Code and Azure? A really quick and slick way to develop and deploy a web application using the latest and greatest technologies. Keep reading to find out how.
NPM Can Do That?
I have been using the NPM package manager for a few years and watched it rise, almost fall (to Yarn) and evolve into a fast, full-featured package manager and much more. Along the way there are a few simple tricks that have saved me a bunch of time.
Using a Chrome Developer Profile with Visual Studio Code Debugger
When developing web apps in Visual Studio Code, I find myself using the built-in debugger to conveniently launch my web application in Chrome. Initially I
Building a Node Module That Connects to DB2
The NPM registry contains many Node modules that help you to connect to a wide variety of databases including MySQL, Oracle, Mongo and even IBM DB2. This article demonstrates how to write a very simple Node module that connects to DB2 using the ibm_db Node module provided by IBM.
Completing the Angular 2 Quick Start in VS Code
The Angular 2 quick start walks you through setting up and running a very simple Angular 2 application. If you are trying to complete the quick start in Visual Studio Code (VS Code), there are a few extra steps to complete before you can build and run the application. This article discusses how to run the Angular 2 quick start application in VS Code using the lite-server NPM module. You can see the complete source code referenced in this article on GitHub in the briandesousa/angular2-quickstart-vscode repository.
Scripting the Creation of a IBM WebSphere Server Profile
As a developer that builds JEE applications that are deployed to IBM WebSphere application servers, I have spent a lot of time creating and configuring WebSphere
Creating a NodeJS Web Server to Run angular-seed
The angular-seed project on GitHub is a great way to start playing with AngularJS. It allows you to get an AngularJS single-page web app up and