Need to Node – Volume 38
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 12.3.0 (Current) Released . Features in this release were overall fairly minor, but the most notable includes:
--experimental-wasm-modulesoption, which enables WebAssembly modules support, allowing you to do
- Supports error logging using
util.inspectin case of fatal exceptions
process.on('uncaughtException')support for repl
- Added the ability to unshift messages from the
- Node 12.3.1 (Current) fixes a regression in 12.3.0 that prevented native addons from compiling.
- If you are in Berlin, register to OpenJS Collab Summit! An event of the OpenJS foundation.
- This week 10 years ago, Node.js was first released Happy birthday to our favorite runtime! 🎂🥳🎉
- Now Open! Call For Papers for Node+JS Interactive if you want to talk in one of the most important Node.js conferences in the world, you can apply now!
- ICYMI: Earlier this week, the OpenJS Foundation had its first Cross Project Council meeting. If you weren’t able to join live, you can watch the recording here
Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources
- Must-See: Awesome Talks at JS Conf EU 2019 - by Amelia Mango
- When Not to Use Lock Files with Node.js yarn and npm use "lock files" to track the exact versions of your dependencies. In this blog post, you will learn when to avoid using them - by Domink Kundel
- Express 4.17.0 Released: The Minimalist Web Framework it’s the first release in 7 months and adds a couple of minor features (
- How to control and record voice calls with Node.js serverless functions by Stefan Judis
- 5 Free Ways To Host Your Node.js App In 2019 Openshift, Openode, Heroku, ZEIT Now, and Glitch all provide options. By - Amit BenDor
- The 80/20 Guide to Promises in Node.js a useful guide to getting started with promises. By Valeri Karpov
- WebSockets tutorial: How to go real-time with Node and React the prime intention of the WebSocket protocol: to provide persistent real-time communication between the client and the server over a single TCP socket connection. Learn how to go real-time with Node and React. By Avanthika Meenakshi
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