Node Weekly
September 15, 2016  #155
RisingStack Engineering
RisingStack conducted a survey during 2016 Summer to find out how developers use Node and related technologies. MongoDB and Redis are very popular, as is console.log ;-).

Security is really hard to get right - even with Express. Tierney Coren goes through 9 tips to harden Express apps against different kinds of security vulnerability.

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Learn how to build a full stack JavaScript app & RESTful API server you can customize and scale. Read More.


Michael Hablich
Version 5.4 of the V8 JavaScript engine is now in beta until Chrome 54 comes out. It offers some key memory and performance improvements (10-13% over 5.3).

Node Knockout
Node Knockout is a popular 48-hour hackathon focused on Node development taking place Nov 12-13. It’s an online, virtual competition with contestants worldwide. Registration is now open.

Chuy Martinez
Redfour is a small module that could prove helpful if you’re using Node in a distributed system. It implements a binary semaphore using Redis.


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