Weekly Node.js Update - #5 - 02.02, 2018

Below you can find RisingStack's collection of the most important Node.js news, updates, projects & tutorials from this week:

Node v9.5.0 (Current) is released

Notable Changes:

  • cluster
    • add cwd to cluster.settings (cjihrig)
  • deps
    • upgrade libuv to 1.19.1 (cjihrig)
  • meta
    • add Leko to collaborators (Leko)
    • add vdeturckheim as collaborator (vdeturckheim)
  • n-api
    • expose n-api version in process.versions (Michael Dawson)
  • perf_hooks
    • add performance.clear() (James M Snell)
  • stream
    • avoid writeAfterEnd() while ending (陈刚)

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Building Real-Time Web Applications using wolkenkit

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Text Emoji Maker

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Coin CLI

A minimal cryptocurrency CLI implementation in TypeScript & Immutable.js.

Better E2E testing with TestCafe

TestCafe is a Node.JS tool for running end-to-end tests in the browser. With TestCafe you can write all of your code in Typescript or the latest (ES2017) JS, which can be a huge win.


This project was created after being disappointed in functionality, test coverage, and documentation of several NNTP clients. This library has extensive tests pulled directly from the implemented RFC documents themselves, and several examples.

Learn Node.js & Microservices

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Previously Node.js Updates:

In the previous Weekly Node.js Update, we collected great articles, like

  • Debugging Node without restarting processes;
  • Introducing Node Clinic;
  • How To Simplify the Tooling Setup for Node.js Projects;
  • Testing your npm package before releasing it using Verdaccio + ngrok;

& more..

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