This Week's Node.js News - Issue 159
Node v6.8.0 (Current) Released
SyncWriteStream now inherits from Stream.Writable meaning that when stdio is piped to a file, stdout and stderr will be Writable streams; http.request() now accepts a timeout option; setTimeout/Interval performance has been improved.
How to Play wth async/await in Node v7 Today
Node.js v7 (not yet officially released) ships with async/await support. This post outlines the minimal setup in order to play with these new features early.
With Yarn, engineers have access to the npm registry while operating faster, more securely, and more reliably. The initial community response has been very positive.
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Node.js Versions Used in Commercial Projects, 2016 Edition
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npm Inc. Says 'Hello, Yarn'
Isaac Schlueter, the CEO of npm, Inc., welcomes the newcomer to the npm ecosystem.
uWebSockets: Highly Scalable WebSocket Server/Client Library
Recently rewritten entirely, WS is a lightweight, efficient and scalable WebSocket server and client library - built with the existing Node infrastructure in mind.
Getting Started with Node.js and LoopBack
A simple introduction to creating a testable, explorable API using the LoopBack framework.
Build Your Child Their Very Own Node 'Frozen' Bot
Do you want to build a snow-bot? In this 39-minute talk Gabrielle dives into the world of NodeBots ― using a Node robotics framework and an Arduino to create a Disney’s Frozen inspired bot.
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