Debugging

Rules for working with dates and times

Dates and times are incredibly complex. They can be different in different countries, languages. They are often inconsistent and have weird edge-cases. These are some basic rules I apply when working with dates and times.


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Cleaning up npm package install problems

Node-RED uses npm to manage package installations such as its nodes. Sometimes, you can get into a situation where you start getting lots of npm installation or removal issues and it feels like you are going round in circles trying to fix things. If so, time to call it a day and to get drastic! Here, I try to explain an easy way to fix things quickly and completely without side effects.


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Analysing the Performance of Node-RED

Node-RED is a powerful platform for prototyping and rapid development but it is complex. It has a lot of moving parts and it can be hard to know what might be causing performance bottlenecks. This article tries to give some hints and tips about analysing those bottlenecks and how to resolve them.