Node Weekly
November 16, 2017  #214
NodeConfEU took place in Ireland last week and there are already some great videos out, including Building a radio data network with Node, The memory footprint of Node modules, and a talk about the development of npm v5 and v6.

Jamie Munro
A thorough introduction to JWTs and their use from Node. JWTs can contain encoded information that can be validated to ensure it hasn’t been tampered with.

Node.js Foundation
Only a minor update. process.ppid, fs.realpathSync.native and fs.realpath.native are now exposed.

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Jeff Judkins
Memory issues can be daunting when you first encounter them, but this article aims to make them a little more approachable.

Node starts pretty quickly, but here’s an in-progress plan for using V8 snapshots to trim away those extra milliseconds.

Tierney Cyren
The results from a survey of Node devs on their experience/practice with Node security, mostly packed into a huge infographic.


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