Software Update: Node.js 12.3.1

Node.js is open source and platform independent, and is focused on developing server-side web applications. Those applications are written in JavaScript and run within the Node.js runtime on the server. It offers an event-driven environment where non-blocking I/O has been an important starting point. For more information, please refer to this page. The development team has released version 12.3.1 in the current branch. The list of important changes looks like this:

Node v12.3.1 (Current) – Notable changes

  • deps:
    • Fix handling of +0/-0 when constant field tracking is enabled (Michaël Zasso) #27792
    • Fix os.freemem() and os.totalmem correctness (cjihrig) #27718
  • src:
    • Fix v12.3.0 regression that prevents native addons from compiling #27804

Node v12.3.0 (Current) – Notable changes

  • esm:
    • Added the –experimental-wasm-modules flag to support WebAssembly modules (Myles Borins & Guy Bedford) #27659
  • process:
    • Log errors using util.inspect in case of fatal exceptions (Ruben Bridgewater) #27243
  • reply:
    • Add process.on(‘uncaughtException’) support (Ruben Bridgewater) #27151
  • stream:
    • Implemented Readable.from async iterator utility (Guy Bedford) #27660
  • tls:
    • Expose built-in root certificates (Ben Noordhuis) #26415
    • Support net.Server options (Luigi Pinca) #27665
    • Expose keylog event on TLSSocket (Alba Mendez) #27654
  • worker:
    • Added the ability to unshift messages from the MessagePort (Anna Henningsen) #27294

Version number 12.3.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, UNIX, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website node.js
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License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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