Articles tagged in: Node.js

Generate a Random String in Node.js or JavaScript

Generating random strings in Node.js or JavaScript is useful in various situations. For example, when generating an application or encryption key you want to create random strings with a minimal chance of duplication or collision. This tutorial shows you two ways to create a random string with JavaScript. {{outline} …

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Remove All Whitespace From a String in JavaScript

String replacements in JavaScript are a common task. It still can be tricky to replace all appearances using the string.replace() function. Removing all whitespace can be cumbersome when it comes to tabs and line breaks. Luckily, JavaScript’s string.replace() method supports regular expressions. This tutorial shows you how …

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Node.js — Run Async Functions in Batches

When working with arrays of data, you may need to run an asynchronous operation on each item. The Promise.all() method provides a convenient interface to run a list of promises in parallel, but it has some limitations. Using Promise.all() may overload the available resources, especially when reaching out …

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learn hapi — Bringing Back JWT Claims in the JWT Payload

The recent tutorials in this series on JSON web tokens introduced a handful of code changes. For example, you switched the packages creating JWTs from jsonwebtoken to node-jose to support encrypted and nested tokens. A downside of this switch: the JWT-related claims were added jsonwebtoken automatically when creating a new …

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Clone/Copy an Array in JavaScript and Node.js

You’re naturally in the needs of handy utilities when working with JavaScript handling arrays. Modern JavaScript frameworks —especially the frontend frameworks— abstract most of the DOM interaction. You’re focusing on the actual logic and implement the data handling. When implementing the logic, a handy utility related to JavaScript …

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