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Node in production, a Node-PhantomJS bridge, and visualizing the JS event loop
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Node Weekly
June 26, 2014  #41
Flippin' Awesome
When running a Node application in production, you need to keep stability, performance, security, and maintainability in mind. Jeff Dickey outlines what he thinks are the best practices for putting Node into production.

PhantomJS is a headless WebKit scriptable with a JavaScript API, and phridge provides an API to easily spawn new PhantomJS processes, run functions inside PhantomJS, return results, and manage instances, all from Node.

Box Tech Blog
A case study of rolling out a Node-based service to millions of users.

New Relic   Sponsored
The Node.js team at New Relic recently brought the power of browser monitoring to Node.js. The new browser monitoring features also include JavaScript errors and AJAX timings. Check out New Relic’s blog to see how their team keeps iterating, improving and releasing new features.

New Relic

Philip Roberts presents an awesome 20 minute talk packed with handy visualizations and demos with the goal of demonstrating what an event loop is and why they’re relevant to all JavaScript developers.

Makes it easy to run things like ‘npm test’ before commits or pushing. Other modules often replace or delete existing hooks, but Husky doesn’t replace or modify any existing hooks so it’s safe to add to an existing project.

Rod Vagg
A high level look at Node’s asynchronous nature, particularly when it comes to I/O.

In brief

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