Briefly explains, both using a comprehensible metaphor, and in a technical sense, what node.js is, does, and some other useful information about when to use it and where to learn more.
Pretty straightforward presentation about node, and how to use it. Similar to “Understanding node.js” with more detail.
How To Node (The zen of coding in node.js)
A blog with some useful content about exactly what it sounds like. (Spoiler: there is more focus on coding, and less on zen.)
Beanstalkd (work queue) client for node.js
Not being familiar with Beanstalkd, a quick read through of this made it appear reasonably straightforward.
Why you should pay attention to node.js
In case you need another reason.