ES module autodetection coming to Node

October 31, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js Weekly

Node v20 Becomes Active LTS Version with v20.9.0 — Codenamed ‘Iron’, v20.9.0 is the first v20 release in its new role as the active LTS release line – a role it will keep till October 2024. Time to start thinking about those Node 18 → 20 migrations in production..

Richard Lau

Streamline API Development with Postman Workspaces — Postman workspaces give teams shared access to the API tools they need to solve problems together. They are the go-to place for development teams to collaborate and move quickly while staying on the same page.


Saying Goodbye to Node’s Buffer — It’s time to shift from Buffer to Uint8Array, says Sindre. Given his epic number of maintained libraries, he could probably migrate half of the ecosystem solo, but he sets out his case for other library maintainers to avoid the use of Buffer in favor of the more cross-runtime alternative of Uint8Array and explains how to make the move, including a package to help.

Sindre Sorhus

🗣 Is Express Still the ‘De-Facto’ Choice? — A Hacker News discussion about whether Express is still the ‘go-to’ choice for building Node-powered webapps. The statistics from every recent survey I’ve seen indicate yes, but there are plenty of viable alternatives to choose from.

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