Manage processes with nproc
So, after 30 years of “heavier” languages such as C++, Java, C#, I’m really liking Node.js as a change. Being able to prototype things quickly, having the server start up in sub-second times, and not being encased in a few hundred megabytes of virtual machine is pretty neat. I think the ecosystem has a lot of maturing to do before it moves from a “latest thing” to a true force to be reckoned with, but I think it will get there.
I’m presently developing on a 15" Windows 8 laptop. Definitely not the system of choice, but it gets the job done (and it’s light enough that my daughter can move it without dropping it). One of the things that it lacks is screen real estate. Alt-tabbing between windows can break that creative stride when you’re dealing with Mongo running in one console, an API server running in another, nodemon running your current codebase in a another, in addition to...
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