Matteo Collina returns to the show to talk about Fastify. What is Fastify? Why should you use Fastify instead of Express? What is Pino and why?What's the best way to get started with Fastify?

const podcast = { 
  episode: 96,
  title: 'Expressway to Fastify',
  topics: [ 
    'fastify', 'javascript',
  ],
  guest: 'Matteo Collina'
  hosts: [
    'Ward Bell', 'John Papa', 
  ]
};

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Matteo Collina @MatteoCollina

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Timejumps

  • 03:16 Guest introduction
  • 06:42 What is Fastify?
  • 15:12 Why should I use Fastify instead of Express?
  • 18:40 Sponsor: Nrwl
  • 19:14 The middleware concept is wrong
  • 26:45 Ward the Curmudgeon on taking a bet on Fastify
  • 35:42 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 37:00 What is Pino and why?
  • 46:38 What's the best way to get started with Fastify?
  • 49:21 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.