9 Deno runtime projects to watch

Deno is championed as a more-secure alternative to the popular Node.js JavaScript runtime. The 1.0 version of the Deno runtime, which leverages the V8 JavaScript engine and was built using Rust, arrived in May 2020. Node.js founder Ryan Dahl even spearheaded Deno’s development, which now has more than 83,000 stars Read more…

July 5th 2022 Security Releases

Summary The Node.js project will release new versions of the 14.x, 16.x, and 18.x releases lines on or shortly after Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 in order to address: Three medium severity issues. Two high severity issues. Impact The 18.x release line of Node.js is vulnerable to three medium severity issues Read more…

Node.js in the stream.

#​443 — June 23, 2022 Read on the Web Using Web Streams in Node.js — Streams provide a handy abstraction for cleanly working with streaming data but Web Streams (a.k.a. WHATWG Streams) are a different, more broadly supported beast to classic Node.js streams. Dr. Axel starts from the basics but Read more…

Node v18.4.0 (Current)

Notable Changes crypto: remove Node.js-specific webcrypto extensions (Filip Skokan) #43310 add CFRG curves to Web Crypto API (Filip Skokan) #42507 dns: accept 1’IPv4′ and 1’IPv6′ for 1family (Antoine du Hamel) #43054 report: add more heap infos in process report (theanarkh) #43116 Commits [ 1702bfa0b7c ] – async_hooks: use 1kEmptyObject (LiviaMedeiros) Read more…

A big week for Fastify

#​441 — June 9, 2022 Read on the Web Fastify 4.0 Released — The first major release of a popular, high performance Node.js Web framework in two years warrants some celebration. A focus has been placed on stabilization, modernization, and improving the already quite stable developer experience, rather than flashy Read more…

util.parseArgs arrives in Node 18.3

#​440 — June 2, 2022 Read on the Web Node v18.3.0 (Current) Released — It’s not a huge release but there are some solid dependency updates (npm 8.11.0, V8 10.2, Undici 5.4), Windows 32 binary releases are back, and one notable new (experimental) feature: the 1util.parseArgs function for bringing an Read more…