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.
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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
- Diagnostics in Node.js Part 1, useful techniques for diagnostics in Node.js - by lizparody
- State of Microservices 2020 Scalability and performance are the two most important topics when it comes to microservices. Don’t miss this report based on a survey conducted among 650+ tech leaders around the world!
- Contributing to Node.js Core In this excellent stream, Adrian Estrada and Julian Duque share how to start contributing to Node.js. Don’t miss it, especially if you speak spanish and like Node.js!
- Automating releases with GitHub Actions and Docker Hub Repetitive tasks are tedious. If what you do manually can be automated, then what are you waiting for! In this article you can learn how to automate releases using npm, Docker Hub and GitHub actions. By Lukasz Gornicki
- Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL A thorough tutorial on using the TypeGraphQL library to build GraphQL APIs in Node.js while leaning on TypeScript’s features. By Alexander Nnakwue
- A Practical Guide to Memory Leaks in Node.js Memory leaks are the parasites of applications. They creep up into your systems unnoticed, don't cause any harm initially, but once they are strong enough, they can cause catastrophic problems. These include high latencies ,crashes, etc. This article helps you understand memory leaks and how to fix them. Don’t miss it. By Arbaz Siddiqui
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