The difference between module.exports and exports

There is no magic. Your module code is sandwiched between the two items in this array, and eval'd: NativeModule.wrapper = [ '(function (exports, require, module, __filename, __dirname) { ', '\n});' ]; https://github.com/joyent/node/blob/832ec1cd507ed344badd2ed97d3da92975650a95/src/node.js#L792-L795 The magic variables you can use in modules…

Feedback from NodeSchool at SINFO

In February TABLEFLIP ran a NodeSchool event as part of the SINFO conference. The event went really well and we got great feedback on the day. However, it wasn't until recently that we were given the official feedback that was gathered from a questionnaire attendees were given after the event…

LXJS and DRIIFT

It's often said: "LXJS is made with love". It's true. Love, and a huge amount of work. You can see it in the attention to detail; they look after you, from start to finish. They start working with the speakers months before the event, so they're as prepared as can…

Meteor London - June 2014

Show & Tell The demo-fest that is Meteor London rises again! This months roster of wonderment was: lookback.io - Carl Littke lookback.io just landed a chunk of funding and the super Carl Littke, founder and lead developer, swooped in from Sweden to show'n'tell how they've used Meteor and…

Meteor London Devshop - May

Meteor London pushes the limits of the possible by demonstrating how to build a selfie sharing service (think Snapchat) in 2 hours. 59 young entrepreneur developers recently packed out the uSwitch office to discover how blazingly fast and simple it is to get an app built using Meteor. We (Oli…

Meteor London Devshop - April

Meteor London buffets on the winds of chance and optimism. As a monthly, demo-centric, early-adopter support group, we encourage people to have a go; it's a show & tell for fancy hacks to production apps, and everything in between: "Build a Meteor demo, as simple or fancy as you like…