Node Weekly
November 26, 2015  #114
Smashing Magazine
Sails is a comprehensive MVC-style framework for Node.js specifically designed for rapid development of server-side applications.

Travis Smith
Atlassian writes many of its product add-ons in Node and occasionally runs into performance issues, so profiling their Node code becomes essential. Travis Smith looks at how they do it.

Rod Vagg
“This release of v0.12.8 represents the first release of the v0.12 line since it has moved from Stable to LTS (Long-Term Support) status.”

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Tackling technical debt and integrating disparate systems is fun, too. (Yes, really.)


Rod Vagg
The severity of this issue (CVE-2015-8027) is ‘high’ and releases to fix the issues are due on December 2nd. There’s also a less severe out-of-bounds access vulnerability.

Telerik Developer Network
Brian Rinaldi demonstrates how to use the Vorpal module in Node to create custom and complex command line applications.

James Simpson
A team of developers has found memory usage has dropped by over 50% in production when moving from 0.12 to 4.2.

A new testing framework for end-to-end testing with WebDriver. It abstracts browser interaction to simple steps written from a user perspective.

Telerik Developer Network
Brian Rinaldi explores the nefarious possibilities for using Knwl.js, a JavaScript library for parsing text for dates, times, places, phone numbers and more.


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