Node.js v12.0.0 to be Rolled Out

It has giant list of updates, improvements and changes
24 April 2019   1215

The release of Node.js 12.0.0, a platform for executing network applications in JavaScript, is available. Node.js 12.0 refers to branches with a long period of support, but this status will be assigned only in October, after stabilization. Updates for LTS branches are issued for 3 years. Support for the last LTS branch of Node.js 10.0 will last until April 2021, and the year before last LTS-branch 8.0 until January 2020. Support for the intermediate branch Node.js 11.0 will be discontinued in June 2019. The lifetime of the LTS branch 6.0 will end on April 30.

These are some of the large list of updates and new staff:

  • V8 engine was updated to version 7.4 with support for asynchronous stack traces, increasing await performance, parsing JavaScript and calls when the actual and declared number of arguments does not match;
  • TLS 1.3 is now supported in the tls module and TLS 1.0 / 1.1 is shutdown by default;
  • Enhancing protection and checks on the size of allocated memory in the Buffer class;

Get more info at official website.

Binance X Devs' Plaform to be Laucnhed

Binance believe their new platform will allow developers to “learn”, “collaborate” and “grow”
30 August 2019   472

The largest (in terms of trading volume) exchange Binance launched the Binance X initiative, in which it intends to attract third-party developers to create open source projects based on its own ecosystem.

Binance offers developers to “learn”, “collaborate” and “grow”. For training, there are already libraries with technical documentation that are constantly updated and contain tips. It should be noted, that, for example, the exchange's "SDKs" are available in: C++, Golang, Java, .NET, Node, PHP and Python. The exchange will also provide the necessary channels for communication between third-party developers and members of the Binance team, not only online, but also in real life; at the same time, the company offers various programs under which projects will receive financial and expert support at various stages of development.

Binance Ecosystem
Binance Ecosystem

40 projects have already been involved in the Binance X Fellowship Program initiative, including Burner Wallet, GoBNB, OP_SECURETHEBAG and others.