Weekly Update - Jan 18th, 2016

By Minwoo Jung (@jmwsoft),

Node.js News

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.

Notable Changes

  • Minor performance improvements:
    • module: move unnecessary work for early return (Andres Suarez) #3579
  • Various bug fixes
  • Various doc fixes
  • Various test improvements

Nodesource Updates

  • 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:

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: /blog/community/individual-membership/

Nodeup Updates

Community Updates

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.

Upcoming Events

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