Top 5 JavaScript Blog Posts in 2020 from AppSignal

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Dependency Hell was a well read post this year. If only dependency hell would have been the worst of 2020 for the world… Instead of focusing on the worst behind us, let’s get a stroopwafel and a coffee and raise a toast coffee to sharing knowledge.

We’ve made a list of the top 5 JavaScript posts that received the most attention from you. Let’s hit it off with some nice tunes in the background that won’t Whammagaddon you.

Top 5 JavaScript Blog Posts in 2020 ✨

Avoiding Memory Leaks in Node.js: Best Practices for Performance

In this blog post, we will look at what memory leaks are and how you can avoid them in your Node.js application. Avoiding memory leaks helps your application use resources efficiently and it also has performance benefits.

Exploring Node.js Async Hooks

Have you ever heard of Node.js async hooks module? If the answer is no, then you should get familiar with it. Even though it’s new stuff and the module is still in experimental mode, you should still get to know it a bit better.

Ride Down Into JavaScript Dependency Hell

Let’s say you want to build a blog and you would like to use Gatsby.js. Congratulations, you just added 19000 extra dependencies with it. Is this behavior okay? How complex can the JavaScript dependency tree become? How does it turn into a dependency hell? Let’s dive into the details and find out.

Building APIs With GraphQL in Your Node.js Application

REST has reigned for a long time in the world of web services. Then came GraphQL, the famous query language for APIs.

A Deep Dive Into V8

In this article, we’ll cover the basics of V8’s internal functioning, compilation and garbage collection processes, single-threaded nature, and more.

Holiday Season is Approaching 🎊🎉🎄❄️

That was all for this roundup of favorite articles of 2020! The whole AppSignal team wishes you all the best for the coming year, with little errors and many amazing insights ☃️

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