Node Roundup

22 Sep 2010 | By Alex Young | Tags node server twitter

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Streamie (try Streamie here) by Malte Ubl is a Twitter client implemented with Node — the source is released under a Simplified BSD License. The author has tried to make the project as cutting edge as possible, using HTML5 and CSS3. He has also written a great blog post detailing how to get started hacking your own version: I just forked a running website:

The project uses lots of other interesting things, like Less.js, Require.js, and Socket.IO.


daemon.node is a Node module for creating daemons. The author also wrote a blog post, Writing Daemons in Javascript with node.JS which is informative if you haven’t done that sort of thing before. The process is similar to most languages, and in this instance the module is implemented in C++.


node-video by Peteris Krumins is a module for encoding Theora/Ogg videos from RGB buffers. The author said the following on his blog,

I wrote this module for my StackVM startup so that anyone could record virtual machine video screencasts. See StackVM demo video #1 at around 1min 23secs, where I demo this module in action.

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