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Need to Node – Volume 57

In this volume of Need to Node, you can find the latest news on the Open.js Foundation, QUIC Protocol and ways to become a better Node.js developer in 2020.

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

  • Electron joins the OpenJS Foundation. The OpenJS Foundation announced the open source web framework Electron has been accepted into the Foundation’s incubation program. Electron, an open source framework created for building desktop apps using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, is based on Node.js and Chromium. Additionally, it is widely used on many well-known applications including Discord, Microsoft Teams, OpenFin, Skype, Slack, Trello, Visual Studio Code, and many more - by Rachel Romoff
  • New npm Products and a Glimpse Ahead. npm announced the launch of npm Pro, an affordable new tool designed for independent JavaScript developers, and well-suited for consultant work, personal projects, and side hustles. They also announced npm Teams, the new name for the product formerly known as npm Orgs (the feature set remains the same).
  • npm Release: 6.13.4. You should upgrade as soon as possible on all your systems to fix a vulnerability allowing arbitrary path access.
  • There will be a phone call on Friday December 20th at 8am Pacific Time to go through a QUIC PR to help move forward the PR and the Protocol.

Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources

One Last Thing...

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