A Supercharge Tale

A Supercharge Tale

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A podcast documenting the journey of Supercharge, sharing behind-the-scenes details of the project..


18: Deploying apps with Supercharge Launch
Feb 28 • 10 min
I’m making good progress on Supercharge Launch. And dang, I need to get the landing page out the door. During development, I provisioned a Node.js server on DigitalOcean and deployed a repository from GitHub to that server. Fully automated … well, I…
17: New Package: supercharge/filesystem
Feb 14 • 5 min
I’ve published a new package: supercharge/filesystem. This filesystem package provides async methods to interact with the local filesystem, like moving files or copying files with ease. All methods are async, no more worrying about sync methods or…
16: The Secret Project is about Server Management
Jan 31 • 7 min
I’m currently working on a secret Supercharge project. It’s a project on simplifying server management for Node.js applications. More details in the episode!
15: Secret Supercharge Project
Jan 17 • 6 min
I want your help with Supercharge. Do you want to contribute to open source? The “supercharge/strings” package has a handful of open issues. I’m calling you for contributions!
14: Queues have landed in Supercharge
Jan 10 • 10 min
Finally, queues are available in the Supercharge framework. The new 1.0.0-beta7 release of the framework ships with first-class queue support. Enjoy!
13: @supercharge/strings 1.0 && AWS Lambda Tale (Part 2)
Dec 20, 2019 • 9 min
I wrote the docs for the new @supercharge/strings package over the last weekend. And I couldn’t resist tagging the 1.0. Since then, I tagged a 1.1 and pushed the versions to NPM. Also, there’s a new package @supercharge/hapi-aws-lambda to provide a…
12: @supercharge/strings is coming
Dec 13, 2019 • 8 min
I created a new Supercharge package this week: @supercharge/strings. This new strings package provides helpful utilities around JavaScript’s String class. For example, @supercharge/strings provides methods like .title() or .camelCase() to transform a…
11: An AWS Lambda Tale (Part 1)
Dec 6, 2019 • 11 min
I wanted to jump into Serverless for a long time. AWS Lambda looks really cool, the most intriguing parts are scalability and the removed server management. No more managing servers! This week I submitted a talk at the Magdeburg Developer Days on the…
10: Moving from Travis CI to GitHub Actions
Nov 29, 2019 • 11 min
I moved the CI pipeline for all packages in the Supercharge family from Travis CI to GitHub Actions. And holy moly! GitHub Actions are FAST!
9: Dipping my toe into TypeScript
Nov 22, 2019 • 11 min
I’m always starting a package lifecycle at a 1.0 release. I never hide behind 0.x release lines to blame the early stage for issues and missing features. I also share my TypeScript learnings from this week: static analysis and auto-completions in your…
8: Supercharge Queue Extravaganza
Nov 15, 2019 • 13 min
This week I’m describing my ideas around queues in Supercharge and share implementation details.
7: Queues are Coming
Nov 8, 2019 • 10 min
Queues are coming to Supercharge! It’ll support three drivers: sync, sqs, faktory in the beginning. I started writing tests for the “sync” and “AWS SQS” queue drivers. Sync queues will fire jobs immediately when pushing them onto a queue. SQS queues are…
6: Supercharge Streams & Me talking about open source
Nov 1, 2019 • 10 min
A new Supercharge package is coming to town: Streams. The Supercharge streams package is a wrapper around Node.js streams providing a convenient interface to use async/await with streams. I’m talking about open source and what it means for me in the…
5: Supercharge Collection methods & Update NPM Dependencies
Oct 25, 2019 • 13 min
The Supercharge collections package has two new method, searching the docs uses a default version to avoid duplicates and I talk about the recent Node.js releases
4: Search the Supercharge Docs
Oct 18, 2019 • 10 min
You can search the Supercharge docs. Wohoo 🥳 Algolia approved Supercharge in the DocSearch programm, making it a beautiful breeze to search the docs. I’ve updated all my hapi.js plugins and share some thoughts about TypeScript.
3: Hacktoberfest Status, Supercharge Docs & Skip CSRF Verification
Oct 11, 2019 • 14 min
The Supercharge docs are complete, at least for now. Skipping CSRF verification on routes is coming to Supercharge. I’m hugging everyone who contributed to Supercharge as part of the Hacktoberfest. Thank you ❤️
2: Subscribe in Apple Podcats, Hacktoberfest, Supercharge Docs & Releases
Oct 4, 2019 • 11 min
“A Supercharge Tale” is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Pocket Casts! The docs are aligning and a critical issue was fixed in the latest release!
1: Starting a Supercharge Tale
Sep 27, 2019 • 5 min
Sharing this week’s update on Supercharge packages collections and promise pool. Also, updates to the homepage are coming and Dependabot now automatically keeps dependencies up-to-date.