Node Weekly
May 14, 2015  #86
The io.js Technical Committee has voted to join with the Node Foundation with a re-merger between the io.js and Node codebases expected to follow in due course. The official announcement was here.

The Npm Blog
A tutorial covering building a simple command line tool for deploying GitHub pages, particularly in the context of being a tool specific for your own team’s use.

Callum Gavin
As always with benchmarks, your mileage may vary.

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Sending transactional emails is very important for engaging with your user base. In this tutorial we’re going to learn how to send transactional emails using the Mailgun API using a NodeJS helper library.


Node.js Blog
V8, libuv, and npm updates.

Microsoft has been working on a Node fork that can optionally use Microsoft’s own Chakra JavaScript engine on Windows 10 (which in turns allows it to run on Windows on ARM).

Jorge Bucaran
A tiny and well designed alternative to libraries like colors.js and Chalk. Example: console.log("hello") + chalk.inverse(" world") + "\n" + chalk.underline("!"));

Node.js Blog
TJ is standing down from his role as Node lead and has also left Joyent. The future is a foundation leading things rather than an individual.


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