Node.js 8.5.0 released

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NODE JS 8.5.0 is RELEASED

Node.js 8.5.0 released : See what new inside

Brand new version of Node.js available now, with new cool features

  • build
    • Snapshots are now re-enabled in V8 
  • console
    • Implement minimal console.group().
  • deps
    • upgrade libuv to 1.14.1 
    • update nghttp2 to v1.25.0 
  • dns
    • Add verbatim option to dns.lookup (). When true, results from the DNS resolver are passed on as-is, without the reshuffling that Node.js otherwise does that puts IPv4 addresses before IPv6 addresses. 
  • fs
    • add fs.copyFile and fs.copyFileSync which allows for more efficient copying of files.
  • inspector
    • Enable async stack traces #13870
  • module
    • Add support for ESM. This is currently behind the --experimental-modules flag and requires the.mjs extension. node --experimental-modules index.mjs 
  • napi
    • implement promise 
  • os
    • Add support for CIDR notation to the output of the networkInterfaces () method.
  • perf_hooks
    • An initial implementation of the Performance Timing API for Node.js. This is the same Performance Timing API implemented by modern browsers with a number of Node.js specific properties. The User Timing mark () and measure () APIs are implemented.
  • tls
    • multiple PFX in createSecureContext 
  • Added new collaborators
    • BridgeAR – Ruben Bridgewater

Read More : https://hype.codes//nodejs-850-released

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