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Need to Node – Volume 54

In this volume of Need to Node, you can find the latest updates on npm, updates from Node.js Modules team, and the release plan for Node.js v10.x Active LTS.

Check out this week’s Need to Node to keep up to date with the latest news on the Node.js project, events, and awesome articles. You are always welcome to collaborate and participate, please let us know if we missed a piece of content you think should be included!

What’s New in the Node.js Project

  • ESM in Node.js has been unflagged! A few weeks ago, the Node.js modules team reached a consensus on unflagging ES Module support in Node.js, and it finally happened. This could take place in Node 13 in the next week with a deadline of the end of January for unflagging conditional exports.
  • npm@6.13.0 released. This release comes with 2 exciting new features! The first one: a new look for the browser CLI docs. The second: support for a new funding property in package.json; npm fund will provide more visibility to npm users on what dependencies are actively looking for ways to fund their work.
  • There is an issue in the QUIC repo to add qlog support; a standardized structured logging format for QUIC.
  • There is a release plan for v10.x Active LTS. Check it ou!

Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources

One Last Thing...

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