Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Node.js Moves to Version 7 Beta

Highlighted by both performance boosts, virtual machine agnosticism, and module safety, Node.js 7 moves to a beta release next week and will feature the new V8 5.4 JavaScript engine. Node.js Foundation community manager, Mikeal Rogers commented stating “It will also support 98 percent of ECMAScript 6 language features , up from 56 percent in Node.js v5,”. ECMAScript is the standard underlying JavaScript. The Node.js core team also plans more improvements for ES6 and ES7, with future releases to include Promises, async await, and additional ES6 modules. Continue reading this story here.

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