This Week's Node.js News - Issue 86: io.js and Node to Merge

Datetime:2016-08-23 00:08:11          Topic: io.js           Share

VentureBeat

io.js Is Moving to The Node.js Foundation, with A Merge in Progress

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

Building A Simple Command Line Tool with npm

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

Performance Showdown: Node.js vs. io.js v2.0.0

As always with benchmarks, your mileage may vary.

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Send transactional email in a NodeJS app using the Mailgun API

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

Node v0.12.3 (Stable) Released

V8, libuv, and npm updates.

Microsoft

Microsoft's Node Fork That Enables Node to use Chakra as its JavaScript engine.

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

Clor: Terminal Text Coloring and Styling

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

Node.js Blog

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