Node Roundup

2010-09-22 00:00:00 +0100 by Alex R. Young

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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
. 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

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.