Node Weekly
October 6, 2016  #158
James M Snell
A write-up of what’s going on with TC39 (the group working on specifying the latest versions of JavaScript) around ECMAScript Module support in Node. A great look at the issues involved.

Alex Grigoryan
Walmart has open sourced a React + Node-based platform that powers It focuses on performance, component resuability and simple deployment. More in their introductory blog post.

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Jeremy Wagner
Get hands-on with Brotli by creating a Node-powered HTTP server that implements this new(ish) compression algorithm and compare its performance to gzip.

Node.js Foundation
A tool to test an arbitrary npm module on a specific Node runtime. It’s used by the Node project to test releases.

Brett Andrews explores the process of tweaking an Express app to run on Amazon’s API Gateway and AWS Lambda using the aws-serverless-express package.

Ben Orozco
Building a serverless CMS/blog based on free PaaS services like Airtable, Hyperdev (the online Node dev environment by Fog Creek) and


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