Tomasz Janczuk has created Edge.js, which allows users to combine the power of .NET with Node.js. Curious about how to add non-blocking communication to your .NET project? Looking for a way to move computationally intensive code out of your Node thread? Janczuk's article provides a great starting point on how Edge works and the benefits it can bring to your next application.
In this article Raimo explains the challenges and the solutions he had to come up with, while building a motoric HTML5 game for the NodeKO contest. The technologies used in the game were: Node.js, express (serving static content), Socket.io (letting the client and server communicate, Sylvester.js (a vector library for the physics engine) and jQuery.
Node.js in Action by Mike Cantelon and TJ Holowaychuk, is a book that tries to introduce the platform to web developers coming to Node from established technologies such as Ruby on Rails and PHP. 1
Node.js doesn’t directly expose facilities for multiple-core concurrency. InfoQ has conducted a virtual panel with the creators of Node.js projects that deal with this issue. 2