Node Roundup: Cluster, Node 0.5.9 and 0.6, French Node Blogs

2011-10-12 00:00:00 +0100 by Alex R. Young
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Node Cluster

I saw a Tweet in which Ryan Dahl mentioned this commit to Node:
introduce node cluster, 87339a2.
It adds a command line option to run a script using multiple processes.
The obvious criticism of this is it's possible to build this at a higher
level, but I agree with Daniel Ennis' comment on the commit:

While it may seem high level, I'd much rather have an officially supported method of doing it that's maintained [...]

Node 0.5.9 and 0.6

Node 0.5.9 has been released, and Node

is getting close. This means 0.6 will be the new stable branch, and Ryan
recommended testing modules against 0.5.9.

I apologize that it's taken so long to reach a new stable release - porting to Windows took longer than expected. In the future we will try to keep dev/stable cycles to 6 weeks.

I thought this was a very humble statement given the herculean effort
that's been put into Windows support. I'm looking forward to 0.6!

More French Node Blogs

I recently featured a French Node
in the Node Roundup, and
reader Sebastien Chopin sent in two more: