Node Weekly
June 2, 2016  #140
Joel Spolsky
A new experiment from Fog Creek that provides a live, online Node-based environment that gets you coding and deploying in seconds.

Seth Thompson
A look at advances in V8, ES6, and WebAssembly. Of note, at 22m27s, is a tour of debugging Node using Chrome’s DevTools.

The npm Blog
Hooks are notifications of npm registry events that you’ve subscribed to. Using hooks, you can perform actions in response to package changes on the registry.

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Dave Kerr
A complete Node-based walkthrough to building a microservice that uses Docker. A handy intro if you’ve not done it before.

Gergely Nemeth
A look at tools, methods, and best practices used at RisingStack around logging when developing enterprise Node projects.

Chris Ward
A look at Electron, a framework for building desktop Node apps using HTML5 and JavaScript that work on Windows, Linux and OS X.


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