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Need to Node – Volume 65

In this volume of Need to Node, you can find the latest news on Node.js’s v13.12.0 (Current) Release, Diagnostics in Node.js and a practical guide to memory leaks in Node.js.

Need to Node is a weekly bulletin designed to keep you up-to-date with the latest news on the Node.js project, events and 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

  • Discussing changes to Node's Release Cadence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue contains a discussion if the release date should be postponed. For now it will remain the same: 2020-04-21.
  • Node v13.12.0 (Current) Released In addition to the usual dependency updates (npm to 6.14.4, libuv to 1.35.0), diagnostic reports are now considered stable, and Node’s macOS binaries are now compiled in a way that supports notarization.
  • Node 14.0.0 Release Candidate 1. You can find the latest Node.js v14 downloads here . Final release of 14 as the new ‘current’ release is due in a few weeks. Node 14 should then become LTS in October.

Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources

Upcoming Events

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