Node Roundup 3

Alex R. Young





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Node Roundup 3

Posted by Alex R. Young on .

server node

Node Roundup 3

Posted by Alex R. Young on .

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Nitrode is a new HTTP server. It's a young project but it already has some interesting features:

  • Basic auth
  • Redirects
  • ETag and If-Modified-Since support
  • Static files
  • SSL
  • Virtual hosts

The thread on the nodejs list
has more details, with a good discussion from list regulars.

Node Boilerplate

Node Boilerplate bundles lots of commonly used libraries together to make starting a new
Node/Express project very easy. If you use Node a lot you probably have
your own way of doing this, or perhaps you use npm, but it seems like it
might be a good starting point for new users or tutorial writers.

If you want to experiment with Node, try it out. The author, Rob
Righter, is also on twitter:

Twitter Node.js WebSocket Example

This has been kicking around for a while, but I noticed Twitter Node.js
been updated. I was looking for examples of Node and WebSockets
yesterday when I wrote that jQuery polling post, and I dug it up on

It's by Andre Goncalves
(@andregoncalves on Twitter), and it's pretty simple -- the server-side part is only 50 lines.