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August 28, 2014  #50
Dan Kaplun
A slick terminal-based text editing environment with first-class mouse support, keybindings, OS copy/paste clipboard support, undo/redo, and all built on Node.js.

JXcore, a Node fork, now includes a packaging option to combine a whole Node app into a single executable package.

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Dive into functional programming and see how to use abstract interfaces like Monads, Functors, Monoids and Applicatives. Prepare to change the way you write and think about JavaScript code forever…

Watch Brian Lonsdorf demo function composition in this free lesson.

Frontend Masters

Peter DeHaan
A look at some tools you can use for finding which npm modules have known security issues and then updating them.

True Interactions
A GUI-focused modified version of Node 0.10 that’s aimed at building regular desktop applications using JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5. This preview is limited to OS X only.

Tim Boudreau
This project helps you build AvatarJS, a Java-ized Node, as it’s not currently particularly simple to do so.

Includes everything you need for easy reverse routing of your apps even with different domains in one single host and handling SSL.


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