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March 11, 2016  #128

Sorry for the late issue this week. Most of our team has been on-site at O'Reilly Fluent. We're back to the normal schedule next week :-)
- Peter Cooper, your editor

O'Reilly Media
A keynote from this week’s Fluent conference by npm Inc’s CTO, Laurie Voss. Note: Click the X to pass the login wall.

V8 4.9, as will be used in Node 6.0, will bring Node closer to full ES6 support. Ryan Paul digs into his three favorite features the new V8 will enable for us all.

The Node Foundation
The Node Foundation’s main Node conference is back, this time in both US and European forms. It’s in Austin, TX on November 29-30, and in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Sep 15-16. Reg is open now.

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Two upcoming workshops:
- Four Semesters of Computer Science in Six Hours Workshop on March 23rd for self-taught devs.
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Frontend Masters

Jeremiah Senkpiel
Minor tweaks and bug fixes, plus a big perf boost for util’s format().

Dylan Piercey
VDO provides a JSX interface specifically designed for rendering HTML. Perfect for creating HTML strings server side.

Sindre Sorhus
If you have a waiting state in your terminal-based Node app, use this as an elegant way to show things are in progress.

Keith Horwood
Nodal is a Node.js framework for building API services and Keith makes a strong case for its use here.


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