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  • Limited query string parsing in express, bug or feature?

    If you are using express (3.x, 4.x), be aware that express uses qs for parsing request query strings. By default, the qs package parses a maximum of five levels in nested objects. Also, when parsing arrays qs package parses only 20, any array with members greater than 20 would be converted to an object with indexes as keys.

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  • Tips for choosing the right configuration file format

    When selecting a data format for your configuration files it is important to consider you requrements. To start you should check the syntax. Does it allow clarity? Are comments and multi line texts supported? How popular is this format and what Text Editors and programming languages have support for it. Is it simpple for new comers to learn? What about performance?

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