Weekly Update - Oct 30th, 2015


Node.js News — October 30th

Node.js v5.0.0 (Stable) is released

Node.js v5.0.0 (Stable) Releases

This week we have one release: Node.js v5.0.0 (Stable). Complete changelog from previous releases can be found on GitHub.

Notable changes : v5.0.0 (Stable) v8: (Breaking)Upgraded to from (Ali Ijaz Sheikh) #3351. Implements the spread operator, see https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Operators/Spread_operatorfor further information. npm: Upgraded to version 3.3.6 from 2.14.7, see https://github.com/npm/npm/releases/tag/v3.3.6for more details. This is a major version bump for npm and it has seen a significant amount of change. Please see the original npm v3.0.0 release notesfor a list of major changes (Rebecca Turner) #3310. Node.js foundation is considering an iteration on the official logo Please click hereto post images and ideas. The Marketing Committee will look over ideas at some point in the future and potentially select one or take some of the ideas/direction and handoff to a designer. Final logo will have to be approved by the Board of Directors. Community Updates NodeSource - Need to Node Ep.3: Office Hours with Rod Vagg, "Rod answers questions about the Node.js TSC, discusses what is happening with Node.js, provides updates on how the reconciliation of Node.js & io.js is going and outlines what's coming up next with Node.js." Using Node.js for everything, "Charlie Key, CEO at Modulus, covers how a fast-moving company can use Node.js and JavaScript for basically everything and succeed." Node.js Security Checklist, "checklist to help you guide through the must have security checks before your application is enabled to thousands of users/customers." IBM acquires StrongLoop, helping clients extend their enterprise reach, "IBM announced that it acquired StrongLoop to help you accelerate your digital transformation."

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