Node Weekly
May 26, 2016  #139
Elad Nava
If you use Node, you’re using Node modules. But not everyone has published one. Here’s a guide to what’s involved.

Node.js Foundation
“This means Node.js can now be debugged and profiled via the Chrome Debugging Protocol, which enables inspection via Chrome DevTools and other tools”

Gergely Nemeth
Learn how to implement a local authentication strategy using Passport.js and Redis.

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Handles all the usual webapp things from routing and sessions through to database operations and project structure. There’s a quickstart tutorial if you want to dive straight in.

Konstantin Tarkus
SQLite is frequently underestimated but it can be a great choice for rapid prototyping.

Node.js Foundation
Minor npm upgrade, Buffer no longer errors if you call lastIndexOf with a search term longer than the buffer, and contextify gets a memory leak fix.


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