A roundup of what’s new in Node.js core

March 31, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

What’s New in Node Core: March 2022 Edition — Rapidly approaching the start of its teenage years (yep, Node turns 13 this May), development of new features in Node isn’t slowing down at all, but what’s going on? This post rounds up some links to a variety of new improvements and reminds us that Node 18 is just around the corner…

Simon Plenderleith

Electron 18.0.0 Released — Not content to let React turn 18, Node.js to approach v18, or Go to reach 1.18, the popular cross-platform desktop framework also turns 18 this week, with upgrades to Chrome 100 (also out this week), V8 10.0, and Node 16.13.2.

Keeley Hammond and Sofia Nguy

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🛠 Code & Tools

Hackathon Starter: A Boilerplate for Node Web Apps — We first featured this boilerplate back in 2016(!) and it’s recently been updated. It’s for when you might want to start building a Node app quickly (such as at a hackathon), including almost everything you’d need: auth, OAuth, Bootstrap 5, account management, an email form..

Sahat Yalkabov