Node Weekly
April 23, 2015  #83
The Npm Blog
With over 100,000 npm modules, picking a name that doesn’t clash is tricky, but npm’s new ‘scopes’ feature can help.

Rob Conery
Loads all of your tables, Postgres functions, and local query files up as functions; supports full text search; has full JSONB document support; has a REPL; and more.

Craig Jefferds
Doesn’t support native modules or dynamic requires.

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A complete tutorial tying together the Hacker News API, Node, Firebase and Twilio.

José Padilla
Aimed at people running programming workshops as it includes a full desktop Linux environment, Sublime Text, Chrome, and more.

Aleksander Kasiuk
A look at some issues one developer encountered with threads ‘meddling’ with his Node apps.

Patrick Liess
“If you run a Redis server and currently use Amazon SQS or a similar message queue you might as well use this fast little replacement.”


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