Node Weekly
October 29, 2015  #110
Once known as solely an ES6-to-ES5 compiler, Babel is now a plugin-based general JavaScript tooling platform.

Geoff Greer
A look at what happened when some developers were encountering a bug that wasn’t in their code, but within Node itself.

At OSCON this week, Douglas Crockford (JavaScript: The Good Parts) unveiled Seif, an open source project from PayPal bringing enhanced encryption to Node to fuel an HTML-free JS-based app delivery system built on Node and Qt.

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A quick case study of using Node to build and package a desktop app. electron-builder looks like a particularly handy tool.

Sasha Aickin
“Streams make this library as much as 47% faster in sending down a full page than ReactDOM.renderToString”

Node Knockout
A 48 hour online hackathon (similar to Rails Rumble or Ludum Dare). 35 spots remain if you want to register.

Unfortunately it’s coming out a bit late for us, but if you want to be ahead of the game on Node 5.0.0, it’s due in a few hours.

Radek Pazdera
A look at performing some basic git actions using the nodegit library.

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