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In this volume of Need to Node, you can find the latest news on Node.js’s version 14 Release, Diagnostics in Node.js and The Cost of JavaScript Frameworks

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What’s New in the Node.js Project

  • Node.js version 14 Released — Woo-hoo it’s finally here! Node.js v.14 now becomes the current release line with it becoming a LTS (Long Term Support) release in October. It’s recommended to keep using Node.js version 12 for now. Some of the most exciting features include:

    • Diagnostic Report goes Stable
    • V8 upgraded to V8 8.1
    • Experimental Async Local Storage API
    • Improvements to Streams.
    • Experimental WebAssembly System Interface (WASI) to support future WebAssembly use cases.
    • Removal of Experimental Modules Warning (but it still is experimental).

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In this volume of Need to Node, you can find the latest news on the Node.js v13.11.0 (Current) Release, npm is joining GitHub and Three Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with npm Scripts.

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 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

  • 🚨 npm is joining GitHub 🙀. On March 16th, Nat Friedman CEO of GitHub, announced that an agreement to acquire npm has been signed. The central focus of the acquisition will be to (1) invest in the registry infrastructure and platform, (2) improve the core experience and (3) engage with the community. Check out the blog post!
  • The (Ongoing) Node 14.0 Pull Request Check out what’s going on with the road to Node 14! The cut-off date for new features making it into this release is coming up later this month with the eventual release being due in late April (and running V8 8.1).
  • Node 13.11.0 (Current) Released. A minor release that includes updates in async_hooks, cli and fs.

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