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Node Weekly Issue 9
October 31, 2013
Featured
Apostrophe: A Node-based Content Management System Apostrophe is a content management system designed for maximum flexibility with a minimal learning curve. It can be connected to existing Express.js apps to add CMS features. See a live demo in action.
P'unk Avenue
Node v0.11.8 (Unstable) Released
Node.js Blog
node-jvm: A Java Virtual Machine Implemented in Node.js A JVM (Java 5) implemented on top of vanilla Node.js.
Yaroslav Gaponov
Reading
Introduction to Sails.js Sails is a JavaScript framework designed to resemble the MVC architecture from frameworks such as Ruby on Rails. It makes the process of building Node.js apps easier, especially APIs, single-page apps and real-time features, like chat.
Nettuts+
Building a ToDo App with Express.js/Node.js and MongoDB
Azat Mardanov
Dismantling the Monoliths The operations story of how Groupon recently completed a year-long project to migrate Groupon’s U.S. web traffic from a monolithic Ruby on Rails application to a new Node.js stack.
GroupOn
Prereleases on NPM
Jeff Escalante
Checking for Copyright Headers in Your Source Code using GruntJS
Node.js Examples
Watching and Listening
“Node”-assemble Johnny-Five An 18 minute overview by Emily Rose of how Node.js can be used to program hardware (an Arduino microcontroller).
YouTube
Libraries, Code and Tools
TingoDB: Embedded JavaScript Database for Node.js and node-webkit An embedded JavaScript NoSQL database for use with Node.js and node-webkit. It has an API and features designed to be ‘upward compatible’ with MongoDB and its Node driver.
PushOk Software
dsjslib: A Collection of Data Structures and Utilities Tons of stuff in here from LRU caches to priority queues, skip lists, BTrees, multi-way tries, multimaps, and more.
Monmohan
Duration.js: Parsing and Creating Durations Works with strings such as '4h3m2s'. A port of Go’s time.ParseDuration.
GitHub
Building Multiplayer HTML5 Games with Cloak Cloak is a library for multiplayer HTML5 games that handles client/server messaging, room/lobby management, and the fiddly edge cases that you don’t want to think about
Bocoup
ExpressWorks: Automated Express.js/Node.js Workshop A Node.js-based command line tool that walks you through a series of exercises, in order to improve your Express.js skills.
Azat Mardanov
id3.js: Parser for ID3 Tags (in MP3 Files)
43081j
Nombo: Scalable Realtime Framework for Node.js An open source framework for building realtime web apps with Node.
Nombo
Regenerator: Bringing ES6 Generator Functions to Today's JavaScript (ES5) A fully-functional source transformer that takes the proposed syntax for generators/yield from future versions of JS and outputs efficient JS-of-today that behaves the same way.
Facebook
ThreePin: A Stress-Free socket.io Client Debugger and Test Environment
Diego Costantino
Nunjucks: Rich and Powerful Templating Language for JavaScript A small 8K gzipped runtime, supports custom extensions, block inheritance, auto-escaping, macros, asynchronous control, and more. For Node and the browser.
James Long
Agenda: A Lightweight Job Scheduling Library for Node.js
Ryan Schmukler
load-grunt-tasks: Load Multiple Grunt Tasks using Globbing Patterns
Sindre Sorhus
time-grunt: Displays The Elapsed Execution Time of Grunt Tasks
Sindre Sorhus
Cob: Read and Manipulate JSON
Jesse Keane
Jobs
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Last but not least..
Stay Up-to-Date with Node.js Packages using the 'npm-onupdate' Service When an npm package is updated in the registry, users will receive an email message about it.
Piotr Walczyszyn
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