Weekly Update - Jan 18th, 2016
Node v5.4.1 (Current) is released
Node v5.4.1 (Current) Releases
Last week we had one release: Node v5.4.1 (Current). Complete changelog from previous releases can be found on GitHub.
- Minor performance improvements:
- module: move unnecessary work for early return (Andres Suarez) #3579
- Various bug fixes
- Various doc fixes
- Various test improvements
- Node by Numbers 2015, "By analyzing the logs for binary and source downloads, we get to discover some interesting patterns."
- The (Enterprise) Node Community, "At NodeSource, we believe that by embracing the greater Node.js community of developers, operations folks and even executives in the enterprise can radically expand our community."
- N|Solid v1.2 - monitoring Node.js at scale, "N|Solid v1.2 adds new functionality that greatly simplifies monitoring Node at scale across your environment."
Nominations for the 2016 election
Nominations closed last Friday for the individual member representative to the Node.js Foundation Board. 12 members put their hands up with nominations:
- @guyellis: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @sup: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @ashleygwilliams: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @contra: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @geek: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @jaredhanson: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @tejasmanohar: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @bnb: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @watson: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @feross: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @pgte: nomination post, Q/A thread
- @ecowden: nomination post, Q/A thread
A ballot will be distributed to individual members on January 20th, with the election completed by January 30th.
To be eligible to vote, you must be signed up as an individual member of the Node.js Foundation, more information can be found here: https://nodejs.org/en/blog/community/individual-membership/
- ninetyseven, "A Front-end npm Show"
- How to track down CPU issues in Node.js, "CPU aspects of Node.js including the event loop and how to track down tasks that consume too much CPU time and slow down the whole process."
If you have spotted or written something about Node.js, do come over to our Evangelism team repo and suggest it on the Issues page, specifically the Weekly Updates issue.
- NodeConf Adventure 2016, "First batch of NodeConf Adventure tickets are up!", June 9th–12th, 2016 - Walker Creek Ranch, Marin, CA, USA
- NationJS Node Day Conference, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW, March 11, 2016 - Washington, DC
Have an event about Node.js coming up? You can put your events here through the Evangelism team repo and announce it in the Issues page, specifically the Weekly Updates issue.