Category: Node.js (4)

Performance comparison in Node.js for reading large files: indexOf vs. byte-by-byte checking

In software development, choosing the most efficient method to parse large datasets is crucial for performance. I conducted an experiment to compare two different approaches for counting line breaks in a large text file using Node.js: using indexOf and manual byte-by-byte checking.

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Implement the Follow-up prompt for QnA Bot

QnA Maker can automatically create a Bot on Azure that links to the knowledge base you have. Recently, I was asked many times that the QnA Bot created by the template does not display the follow-up prompt. The follow-up prompt is just a PREVIEW feature of QnA Maker. The QnA Bot template has not supported this follow-up prompt feature yet. Before Microsoft Bot Framework officially supporting follow-up prompt feature, we have to make code change in order to support it in our QnA Bot. In this article, I will show you how to implement the follow-up prompt by changing the Bot code.

Aug 3, 2019
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Automate Azure Web App deployment using Gulp + Git

I have used Visual Studio to deploy Azure Website, the integration of VS and Azure makes web deployment very easy. However, I have another website that is built by Gulp automating tasks. And therefore, I was looking for a single command to deploy website using Gulp, like: gulp deploy. Azure offers many options to deploy Web App: Visual Studio, Git, Powershell, FTP, manual deployment. After weighing all the factors, I chose Gulp + Git to automate the deployment. Each Azure Web App allows user to create a Git repository as the deployment source. Local Git Deployment to Azure App Service shows how to enable the Git repository from Azure portal and how to deploy your app to Azure App Service from a Git repository on your local computer. This article will focus on how to automate the deployment using Gulp.

May 31, 2016
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Use nodemon to restart node application automatically on code change

We usually need to rerun node server.js when debugging Node.js project, which is painful and inefficient. Actually we can use nodemon to automatically restart node by monitoring the files change.

Mar 25, 2016
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