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Need to Node – Volume 36

Node.js v. 12.2.0 was shipped, and GitHub launched a package registry!

Check this week’s Need to Node to keep up to date with the latest news in Node.js project, events, and awesome articles. You are always welcome to collaborate and participate!

What’s New in the Node.js Project

  • Node 12.2.0 (Current) Released . Time flies! Node.js v.12 was shipped very recently and now v12.2.0 is here 😱. No big features in this release, but there are some minor changes:
    • Node’s REPL now supports tab autocompletion of file paths used in fs methods.
    • Updated llhttp fixing a bug that made Node.js' HTTP parser refuse any request URL that contained the "|" character
    • You can now enabling tracing on TLSSocket and when using tls.createServer() to debug TLS related problems
    • There’s also a CLI option --trace-tls to enable tracing without having to edit your code
  • If you are interested in joining the second cohort of the mentorship program of Node.js, fill out this form. Hurry up! It closes on May 17, 2019.
  • Help is wanted for some compilation issues on multiple platforms in the node-v8 repo.
  • There is an issue for aligning Node.js User-Feedback - Node.js Outreach Meetup for interested folks willing to spin up Node Meetups across the globe and not to duplicate efforts.
  • In the TSC there is a discussion on the implications on the GitHub Package Manager for the Node.js organization.

Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources

One Last Thing...

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