Node Weekly
March 12, 2015  #77
Damian Beresford
A look at using the memwatch and heapdump modules to track memory leaks from within a Node application itself.

Tessel is a JavaScript-powered Node-compatible microcontroller (think an Arduino-like meets JS). For the next version, io.js is being adopted.

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New Buffer#indexOf() method, a TLS memory leak fixed, npm upgraded to 2.7.0, and more.

Isaac Z. Schlueter
As a way to normalize between the browser and a Node-like environment. The idea doesn’t appear to be popular so far though.

A look at installing Node and io.js on a variety of Debian-based (including Ubuntu) distributions using pre-packaged binaries.


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