Node Weekly
January 11, 2018  #220
Geoff Wagstaff
If you’re using Amazon Web Services, ECS can be attractive way to run apps - this article digs into why and some of the things to watch out for when using it to run Node apps. Part 2.

The npm Blog
To prevent typosquatting and user confusion, npm Inc. has tweaked its package naming rules. For example, names are no longer punctuation sensitive.

Gergely Nemeth
A few straightforward best practices which could help you be a better Node developer in the coming year.

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Node.js Foundation
No huge upgrades, but npm upgraded, several improvements to the http2 module, buffer’s readDouble and readFloat are 2-8x faster.

Vincent Mühler
face-recognition.js is a Node wrapper for dlib, a C++ machine learning library that can be manipulated to do facial recognition.

Oliver Moran
Covers resizing, cropping, color manipulations, and more. Pure JS and solely for Node.

The npm Blog
106 packages appeared to be missing for a brief period of time which broke packages that depended on them.


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