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.
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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
Awesome Articles, Links, and Resources
- Building a GitHub App With Node.js. In this article you can learn how to build a GitHub app that enforces pinning exact dependencies in your package.json: no
*required. Exciting! By Valeri Karpov
- Three Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with npm Scripts. This article covers the basics of using npm scripts along with three features that are not widely used, but might find useful in your workflow - by Domink Kundel
- What is a Higher-Order Function? A higher-order function is a function that either takes a function as an argument or returns a function. Don’t miss this blog post to learn more along with some useful examples! By Nick Scialli
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