power-assert

power-assert (GitHub: twada/power-assert, License: MIT) is a module written by Takuto Wada that provides pretty damn descriptive assert messages for your tests. ? 1 npm install power-assert Features power-assert transforms your regular boring asserts to this:…

autoprefixer

autoprefixer (GitHub: ai/autoprefixer, License: MIT) parses CSS and adds vendor prefixes to rules based on information from the glorious Can I Use. ? 1 npm install autoprefixer The best tool is a tool you…

js-yaml

js-yaml (GitHub: nodeca/js-yaml, License: MIT) is an implementation of YAML written by Dervus Grim and is a human friendly data serialization language. It started as PyYAML port, but was completely rewritten from scratch. Full support for 1.2 spec. ?…

gaze

gaze (GitHub: shama/gaze, License: MIT) a globbing fs.watch wrapper written byKyle Robinson Youngand built from the best parts of other fine watch libs. Compatible with Node.js0.10/0.8, Windows, OSX and Linux. There’s apretty long list of other…

shortId

shortId (GitHub: dylang/shortid, License: MIT) creates amazingly short non-sequential url-friendly unique IDs. Perfect for url shorteners, MongoDB and Redis as well as any other ID users might see. ? 1 npm install shortId…

testium

testium (GitHub: groupon/testium, License: BSD 3-Clause) is a testing platform focused on providing a simple, but effective, platform for testing your code in different browsers (via Selenium) and headlessly (via PhantomJS). It…

messageformat

messageformat.js (GitHub: SlexAxton/messageformat.js, License: WTFPL) is a module by Alex Sexton (@SlexAxton) for handling both pluralization and gender in your applications. It can also lead to much better translations, as it was built by ICU to help solve those two…

gulp

gulp (GitHub: gulpjs/gulp, License: MIT) is a streaming build and task runner system. It’s an alternative to the ever prelific grunt.js. There’s been quite a bit of buzz on the twitters. npm install gulp…

chalk

chalk (GitHub: sindresorhus/chalk, License: MIT) is a clean and focused alternative to colors (GitHub: Marak/colors, License: MIT), which is currently the most popular string styling module, but it has serious deficiencies like extending String.prototype which causes…

recluster

recluster (GitHub: doxout/recluster, License: MIT) is a clustering library with support for zero-downtime reloading. ? 1 npm install recluster Delivering that 100% uptime for web apps can be a tricky business. Errors and…