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Tag: developer tools

Simple NPM Wrapper using NVM

Published: 6/7/2018

Node has always done a pretty good job of not requiring a specific version of NPM to execute most of it's commands properly. However, with the recent addition of the package-lock file (and the recent tinkering of the package-lock file across some of the more recent releases of NPM), it's starting to become a bit of a pain to manage.

Modifying incoming requests via Charles Proxy

Published: 3/8/2018

Charles Proxy is an outstanding development tool that I’ve recently started to fall in love with. I think the most practical use of this tool is probably using the rewrite tool to rewrite outgoing or incoming requests, however, I’m going to talk to you about setting up request breakpoints. Breakpoints allow you to halt an incoming or outgoing requests, possibly modify it, and send it whenever you’re content with it. It’s a fantastic tool for simulating edge-cases like making an http request to a…