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@@ -382,7 +382,9 @@ running as fast as possible, this is how to do it:
1. Copy your program to the server you want to run it on. If you're using git,
this probably just means to clone the repository from another server or service
-like GitHub^.
+like [GitHub][].
+
+[GitHub]: http://github.com/
2. Assuming your project contains a 'server.js' file, navigate to the directory
containing it, then type:
@@ -82,10 +82,12 @@ those seeking to leverage existing software.
Traditional web stacks often treat http requests and responses as atomic events.
However, the truth is that they are streams, and many cool node.js applications
-can be build to take advantage of this fact. One great example is parsing file
-uploads in real time^, as well as building proxies between different data
+can be build to take advantage of this fact. One great example is parsing [file
+uploads in real time][realtimeencoding], as well as building proxies between different data
layers.
+[realtimeencoding]: http://transloadit.com/blog/2010/12/realtime-encoding-over-150x-faster
+
### Soft Realtime Applications
Another great aspects of node.js is the ease at which you can develop soft real
@@ -153,7 +155,7 @@ moderate hardware by any standards.
One of the risks with using a young open source project is the lack of longterm
commitment by it's authors. This isn't the case with node.js. Node is currently
-sponsored by Joyent^, who has hired Ryan Dahl and several other core
+sponsored by [Joyent][], who has hired Ryan Dahl and several other core
contributors, so there is a real economic force backing the future development
of the project.
@@ -162,6 +164,8 @@ Amongst other things, this has already given companies like Yahoo! and HP
node.js, so your boss can certainly relax by reading their reassuring
testimonials.
+[joyent]: http://joyent.com/
+
## Convincing a client
If you're a freelancer or small company doing contract work, convincing a client

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