Node Weekly
March 8, 2018  #228
Gibson Fahnestock
A significant LTS release for production systems with updates to V8, libuv, npm, and ICU (Unicode support), OpenSSL 1.1.0 support, and numerous backported tweaks.

Isithelo Technical Solutions
A boilerplate Express app that implements a GitHub-style user and organization management system to lay your own app on top of. Uses MongoDB.

CircleCI   Sponsor
The most common thing a customer will say in a support ticket is that their builds are suddenly failing even though “nothing has changed” on their end. This is almost never true.


The popularity of Microsoft’s open source VS Code editor has skyrocketed in the past year, and it’s well suited to working on Node apps.

Dave Johnson
TOML is a minimal, easy-to-read config file format originally created by one of GitHub’s co-founders. You can model JavaScript objects in it nicely and anyone familiar with .INI files will feel right at home.

Node University
A comprehensive course from Azat Mardan covering topics like streams and debugging at an advanced level. It’s currently free to access, but only until March 10.

Ryan Marsh
Cucumber is a tool for running automated tests written in plain language and this is a 15 minute talk about why and how to use it to perform behavior driven development.

Node.js Foundation
Node.js TSC member Michael Dawson provides an overview of strategic initiatives coming out of the Node Project and why he thinks they are important.


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