Node Weekly
May 21, 2015  #87
Node.js Blog
We first mentioned io.js’s move to join with the Node Foundation last week, but now the story is explained in depth right from the official Node blog.

Gábor Mező
Works exactly like node-gyp, but instead of gyp, is based on the CMake build system. There’s a complete tutorial on creating a CMake.js based module too.

The Changelog
An interview with the CEO of Joyent about the history of Node, Joyent’s stewardship of the project, and where things are headed next.

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Ron Evans
Intel Edison is a single board computer with a dual core Atom chip, a variety of interfaces, and GPIO. This article links to code examples to help you get started using an Edison board from JavaScript.

Craig Walsh
A demonstration of using RethinkDB - an innovative database currently getting a lot of attention - with an Express app.


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