Node Weekly
October 1, 2015  #106
Also known as CVE-2015-7384. A fixed 4.x release will be released on Monday, October 5th, with the full details of the vulnerability embargoed till then. 0.10 and 0.12 are not affected.

Kevin O'Neil
An attempt at explaining what a stream is ‘in the simplest way possible.’ Max Ogden also had a classic take on this topic.

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Sagiv Ofek
Sometimes you want to use your existing C++ code directly from your Node app, and you can, using nan and node-gym, as shown here.

Tonic is an online Node REPL of sorts, and it can also be used to ‘embed’ a Node environment on to any page.

The Neighbourhoodie Software GmbH
Greenkeeper monitors projects and their dependencies and sends a pull request with a new package.json when they update. Free for public repos.

Youssef Kababe
A walk through of creating an npm-based workflow for minifying HTML, pre-processing CSS (with Stylus) and using Browserify and Uglify-JS.


  • Javascript Developers, Node.js (San Francisco)
    Jut is building a node-driven platform that provides engineers with programmable views of their streaming data. If you love node.js and super bright teams, take a look at Jut. Early stage, Accel backed and big equity.
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    We're an eclectic group software entrepreneurs helping businesses predict and react to events faster. We have a passion for stream processing and are often found debating the merits of different approaches to solving our technical problems. We're based in San Francisco but would consider hiring the right person remotely. SQLstream

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