Node Weekly
October 19, 2017  #210
Node.js Foundation
The Node.js project will be releasing new versions of 4.x, 6.x, and 8.x next week (roughly around October 24) to incorporate a major security fix.

Gergely Nemeth
Where we are with Node security, and some good security practices for your own Node apps.

Node Knockout
Registration is open for this popular 48-hour virtual hackathon focused on Node development. Taking place Nov 11-12.

Frontend Masters   Sponsor
Join Kyle Simpson, author of the popular “You Don’t Know JavaScript” book series, as he deep dives into JavaScript's core mechanics like scope, closure, this and prototypes new features in ES6 and more.

Frontend Masters

Arunesh Chandra
At Node.js Interactive 2017, Microsoft shared some updates, including that Node-ChakraCore is used to serve all of the traffic on the Microsoft Edge Developer portal and its involvement in running Node on iOS.

Dollar Shave Club
Checks JavaScript files against a specified version of ECMAScript with a shell command. This can be a way to test files were transpiled properly.

Node.js Foundation
Not much release wise to see yet but this will be a big deal, performance-wise.

An interesting project from Microsoft that, like Node, offers a V8 JavaScript runtime but is focused on having multiple V8 instances running at the same time.

Keith Horwood
“the easiest way to get started building & deploying web applications using new ‘serverless’ technology.”

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