Node Weekly
June 25, 2015  #92
Node.js Blog
The latest stable version of Node is out with fixes for security vulnerabilities (Logjam and CVE-2015-1788 are two key ones) being the main motivation.

8 well recorded talks covering topics from io.js and the npm registry to deployment and Azure.

“This visualization is intended to help you understand the role and scope of npm.” This is really cool. It’s a lot like a space visualization.

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io.js Repository
“The number of syscalls made during a require() have been significantly reduced again [..] which should lead to a performance improvement.”

Node.js Blog
Also includes fixes for security vulnerabilities, as 0.12.5 (first item above).

Rust is a safety-oriented systems programming language that can be complementary to a Node app.

Otto Vehviläinen
When Flowdock made some significant changes to one of its Node-based services, it ran into memory problems. This article recaps what they learnt while tracking down the leak.

Stefan Fidanov
A look at the process behind getting a Node app to keep running ‘forever’ with automatic restarts.

Vantage provides a distributed, interactive command-line interface to your live Node app or web server. DailyJS has a quick tutorial about it.


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