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Node Weekly Issue 14
December 12, 2013
Featured
Node v0.10.23 (Stable) Released uv, npm, and gyp all get updates, and a variety of other issues are fixed, mostly across the events and tls packages.
Node.js Blog
Full-Stack JavaScript With MEAN And Yeoman A trend proliferating amongst prototypers in the Angular community is full-stack JavaScript development via the MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express, Angular and Node).
Addy Osmani
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Reading
Easy Node Authentication: Getting Started and Local Authentication The first and rather extensive post in a series of 5 that looks at working with authentication in Node apps built on Express. Authentication is handled by the Passport package.
Chris Sevilleja
Node.js High Availability Do you have a NodeJS application serving production traffic? Ever wonder how Yahoo might handle this? If yes, at some point or other you must have thought it would be nice to have a clean and simple solution for high availability.
Yahoo! Engineering
Node.js Is Big, And Still Getting Bigger Joyent expands support for the popular development framework to nearly every server and cloud base.
ReadWrite
An Analysis of PayPal’s Node-vs-Java benchmarks
VividCortex
A Comparison of Tools to Automate Restarting Node.js Servers After Code Changes
Qihan Zhang
Dealing With IRC in Node.js
Fionn Kelleher
Template Systems in Node.js
Marc Harter
Watching and Listening
Building a Seamless TCP and Browser Chat with Node.js in 6 Screencasts A six part tutorial across several screencasts.
YouTube
Libraries, Code and Tools
Better Assertions for Node ‘insist’ is a replacement for the ‘assert’ module that provides better error messages.
Sean McArthur
SearchNPM: NPM Repository Search Apps for iOS and Android
Hardware-Accelerated CRC-32 for Node.js
Anand Suresh
Hyperglot: A (JavaScript-based) Language Experimentation Platform Hyperglot aims to speed up the way you create and develop programming languages or DSLs. You specify a PEG grammar using Spidermonkey AST primitives and you get a compiler back.
Tristan McNab
Blessed: A curses-like Library for Node
Christopher Jeffrey
parse5: An HTML5 Parser for Node.js A fast, full-featured HTML parser for Node, based on the WHATWG HTML5 specification.
Ivan Nikulin
David: Node Module That Tells You When Your Package NPM Dependencies Are Out of Date
Alan Shaw
each-async: Async parallel iterator (forEach)
Sindre Sorhus
State.js: A JavaScript State Machine Supporting Most UML 2 Features
Steelbreeze
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