Node.js 8.5.0 released

Brand new version of Node.js available now, with new cool features
13 September 2017   3392

New version of popular JavaScript framework had been released.

Let's see what's inside!

  • build
    • Snapshots are now re-enabled in V8 
  • console
    • Implement minimal
  • deps
    • upgrade libuv to 1.14.1 
    • update nghttp2 to v1.25.0 
  • dns
    • Add verbatim option to dns.lookup(). When true, results from the DNS resolver are passed on as-is, without the reshuffling that Node.js otherwise does that puts IPv4 addresses before IPv6 addresses. 
  • fs
    • add fs.copyFile and fs.copyFileSync which allows for more efficient copying of files.
  • inspector
    • Enable async stack traces #13870
  • module
    • Add support for ESM. This is currently behind the --experimental-modules flag and requires the .mjs extension. node --experimental-modules index.mjs 
  • napi
    • implement promise 
  • os
    • Add support for CIDR notation to the output of the networkInterfaces() method.
  • perf_hooks
    • An initial implementation of the Performance Timing API for Node.js. This is the same Performance Timing API implemented by modern browsers with a number of Node.js specific properties. The User Timing mark() and measure() APIs are implemented.
  • tls
    • multiple PFX in createSecureContext 
  • Added new collaborators
    • BridgeAR – Ruben Bridgewater

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Frontend News Digest 3 -9.08

Learn this week's latest news and updates of JavaScript, CSS, PHP and related technologies
08 August 2019   577

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new Frontend news digest.

In this digest, you will learn how to improve your procedural code, how to deploy apps to to IBM cloud with Tekton, how to use Immer to manage your React state and much more!


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  • Using pipe and compose to improve procedural code

According to the creator, this guide will sohw you how to use pipe and compose to improve the way we write procedural code.

  • Deploying Applications to IBM Cloud Kubernetes via Tekton

This article talks about Tekton, an open-source framework for creating CI/CD systems, and explains how to deploy and use it on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes service

  • Quick Gulp Cache Busting

This tips will allow you to improve your work with Gulp

  • Using Immer for React State Management

Learn how Immer can help you to operate React states


  • Laravel Cloud Source Code on GitHub

Author believes that is a chance to get a glimpse of an application written by the creator of Laravel


  • Calendario

Library allowing to create flexible calendars

  • Symphony

According to the creators, 113 pull requests were merged (79 in code and 34 in docs) and 55 issues were closed (43 in code and 12 in docs)


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