How to use Timers in Node.js?

If you want to execute after set period of time, timers are used for that. Timers are globally available in node.js. Check official documentation here. Three types of timers are: setTimeout() setImmediate() setInterval(); setTimeout() - "When I say so!" used for scheduling execution of code after set of milliseconds. accepts set of arguments - first arg. … Continue reading How to use Timers in Node.js?

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Asynchronous call to a REST API using Node.js and using the Promises.

There is nothing new about sending a request to a REST API and fetching a response. In this blog we will show how can we make an asynchronous call to a API, which means your node.js code will be able to perform other operations while it requests sent to an API fetched the response. What … Continue reading Asynchronous call to a REST API using Node.js and using the Promises.

Java-Spring or JavaScript-Node.js?

Spring Framework for Java has been around past 15 years since its initial release.  Most of the web developers prefer spring to build enterprise level web apps. But since last 3-4 years the Javascript has become more popular not only in the client-side development(Angular and React) but also towards the server-side development, thanks to nodejs.  … Continue reading Java-Spring or JavaScript-Node.js?

Building a REST API in NodeJS, Express and MongoDB

REST stands for Representational state transfer. A REST API defines a set of functions which developers can perform requests and receive responses via HTTP protocol such as GET, POST, DELETE, PUT, PATCH. A Real World Example: Facebook  provides a REST API which you can query to get the number likes, you can provide a search … Continue reading Building a REST API in NodeJS, Express and MongoDB