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Node Weekly Issue 36
May 22, 2014
Reusing Require.js Modules in Node.js AMDrequire is an npm package that makes Node.js able to load AMD modules as if they were native Node modules.
Javier Márquez
A (Not Very) Detailed Introduction to Node.js and MongoDB A short and snappy introduction to tying together Node with MongoDB and rendering some basic HTML output.
Smashing Magazine
Better Logging in Node.js A look at adding more context to your log messages.
Gary Chambers
Node.js: Managing Child Processes Krasimir Tsonev documents his experiences in dealing with shell-based (though running other Node scripts) child processes.
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Watching and Listening
Using Leaflet, Node JS, and MongoDB for Building Web Mapping Experiences An O’Reilly Webcast (so audio is not great) presented by Steven Pousty of Red Hat.
Libraries, Code and Tools
Sharp: The Fastest Node.js Module for Resizing JPEG, PNG and WebP Images Sure, it leans on a fast C library (libvips) under the hood, but it’s non-blocking and 8x faster than ImageMagick so what’s not to like?
Lovell Fuller
ncc: Simple to Use, Performant HTML5 Canvas for Node.js ncc, also known as node-chrome-canvas, gives Node access to a full-blown HTML5 Canvas element in Chrome.
SocketCluster: Highly Scalable Realtime WebSocket Node Server Cluster, Based On
Jonathan Gros-Dubois
Wiretree.js: Dependency Injection Framework for Node.js Clean plugin syntax (just add dependencies as arguments), load files and render modules on demand.
Jacobo Tabernero
Mailin: Inbound Emails for Every Web App (or just in Node) A Node-based SMTP server that waits for e-mails, parses them, and can either post them to the URL of your choice (such as non-Node webapps) or lets you process them directly from Node.
nData: A Flexible In-memory Data Server and Client Pair for Node.js
Jonathan Gros-Dubois Fast Messaging Backend for Node.js / JXcore Boasts throughput of 600,000 messages per second.
Mitm.js: Intercept and Mock Outgoing Node.js Network TCP Connections and HTTP Requests for Testing
Andri Möll
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