Need to Node – Volume 60
In this volume of Need to Node, you can find the latest news on the current Node v13.7.0 release, the announcement of the OpenJS Foundation Conference, and NSolid Version 3.8.2.
Check out this week’s Need to Node to keep up to date with 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
- Node v13.7.0 (Current) Released. This release has updates and bug fixes, including:
- Upgrade to libuv 1.34.1
- Upgrade npm to 6.13.6
- Added API for interacting with source maps
- Unflag conditional exports in modules
- The Open.js Foundation announced its global event, on June 23-24 in Austin, TX and they are now accepting CFPs. Deadline to submit is February 21st.
- There is an issue on the Package Maintenance repo, to track governance models and methodologies for package maintainers with the aim to help establish owners for the project, who could help maintain the code base and its packages, and share in the responsibilities as it relates to help with triag, review, and general code ownership.
- There is an ongoing effort to avoid using "Node" and "Node's" across the Node.js org and ecosystem. Instead, the use of Node.js is encouraged.
Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources
- Announcing NSolid Version 3.8.2. Introducing Federated Authentication with Okta, One Login and PingID.
- Memory Leaks Demystified. Tracking down memory leaks in Node.js has been a recurring topic. People are always interested in learning more about it, especially due to the complexity and the range of causes - by Giovanny Gongora
- Inside node: What happens when we execute a script?. Whenever we execute a script, most often we do not think about what happens behind the curtains of our runtime. However, piecing together the bits and pieces to find out what is going on is pretty interesting! By Simon Hofmann
nodeAtlanta, February 17-21 — Alpharetta, USA — Workshops, talks and sessions across five days.
Node.TLV, March 3 — Tel Aviv, Israel — Said to be the "the first-ever 100% Node.js focused conference in Israel".
NodeConf Colombia, July 10-11 - Medellin, Colombia - The place where community members from around the world come together to learn and share information about the latest trends and technologies in Node.js development.
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