HLS Video Streaming with Node.JS – A Tutorial

Video Streamed in Node JS

The goal of this tutorial will be to build a robust video (or music) streaming API using Node JS. Don’t worry, it’s surprisingly easy since we will be utilizing a modern protocol, HTTP Live Streaming, or HLS. Why use HLS for video streaming? HLS allows us to serve large media files as many smaller files. … Read more

Randomness and Entropy in Node and Electron


Randomness is a hard problem for computers. For this reason most functions that generate randomness are not considered cryptographically secure. That means that it is possible that an attacker can take a good guess at what number a non-secure randomness generator generated. How Can Randomness Be Attacked? Many non-secure randomness (or entropy) generators would do … Read more