Node Weekly
March 26, 2015  #79
NTVS is a free, open source extension for Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013 that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js IDE, complete with Intellisense code completion, a REPL, npm integration, etc.

Mahmud Ridwan
Includes things like blocking the event loop, throwing errors from inside callbacks, and ignoring the benefits of streaming APIs.

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Node.js Blog
The latest release of the latest stable branch of Node which includes an OpenSSL upgrade that fixes several recent vulnerabilities.

Joe Marshall
A tutorial of building a Node app that lets you text photos to a Twilio number and then display them in a running slideshow. Could be handy for many types of events.

Cert Simple
If you want to build a rock solid SSL-backed HTTP service with Node or io.js, this is a good read of some of the practicalities.

Igor Šarčević
Jasmine is a BDD style testing library for Node. This article walks through its installation, configuration and usage.

Gergely Nemeth
Checklist of what you should do before going into production with Node.


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