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Node Weekly Issue 28
March 27, 2014
Featured
Newly Paranoid Maintainers (of npm) npm Inc got ^Lift to audit the security of the code behind the central npm repository and.. they found a serious vulnerability, which has now been fixed. This post explains the ins and outs.
npm Blog
Running Scripts with npm Most people are aware that is is possible to define scripts in package.json which can be run with npm start or npm test, but npm scripts can do a lot more than simply start servers and run tests.
Anders Janmyr
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Reading
Developing A Node.js Application Using Visual Studio Online 'Monaco' ‘Monaco’ is an online companion to the usual Visual Studio desktop IDE that’s accessible from any device and optimized for Windows Azure. This post digs into using it to build Node apps from the browser.
Microsoft
Why I Won't Switch To Go (from Node.js)
Duncan Smith
Running Node.js Applications On The JVM with Nashorn and Java 8 Nashorn is the new JavaScript Runtime that comes with Java 8 and runs on the JVM and it’s possible to run Node apps on the JVM with it. Sort of.
Closed Loop
Writing Cross-Platform Node.js Some considerations for writing code that’ll work seamlessly across Windows, Linux and OS X.
George Ornbo
How to Aggregate Data From MongoDB with Node.js and Mongoose
Kevin Delemme
Introduction to The npm Package Manager If you haven’t quite got your head around it..
Toby Ho
Node.js and Enterprise – Why Not? Are there multiple ways of looking at Node.js? Is there a ‘startup-y’ way of looking at it, and an ‘enterprise-y’ way? Someone who works for IBM shares some thoughts.
Dejan Glozic
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Libraries, Code and Tools
JXcore Beta 2 Released An alternative, multithreaded Node implementation.
Nubisa
node-couchdb-model: A Simple CouchDB Abstraction for Node.js Built on top of nano, a minimalistic CouchDB driver for Node.
Andras Sevcsik
asyncawait: Yet Another Way to Tame 'Callback Hell' in Node Apps
Yortus
Supervizer: A Fancy Process Manager for Node A daemon process manager to spawn/start/stop Node apps.
Tierry Danquin
CAT: Open Source Automation Framework for Mobile Web App Testing
BipIO: Highly Parallel Node-based API Integration Framework (iPaaS) Uses graph based pipelines to create ephemeral endpoints, complex automated workflows and message distribution hubs with 3rd party APIs and RPCs
BipIO
config-node: Flexible Lightweight Configuration Loader for Node
Ariel Flesler
Top 10 Inventions at Browserling Most of them are Node modules of one kind or another. Good summaries and examples.
Browserling
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