What’s new in the Node.js 11 JavaScript runtime

Node.js Version 11 is now the current release line for the server-side JavaScript environment; it will be supported for six months. Node.js 10, whose first version was released in April 2018, is set to become the Long-Term Service (LTS) release on October 30, 2018, meaning it will generally be supported for 30 months.

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Architect has a better blueprint for AWS Lambda deployments

The JS Foundation is taking jurisdiction over Architect, an open source software project for provisioning and maintaining cloud infrastructure from a simple text file, with a focus on AWS Lambda and eventually other serverless computing implementations. The Architect project proposes a file format referred to as .arc.

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IBM launches resources for cloud-native Node.js apps

IBMs new CloudNativeJS project seeks to help developers build and deploy cloud-native Node.js applications via Docker containers and Kubernetes orchestration. The open source effort is intended to provide tools, best practices, and assets to make it easier to build enterprise-grade applications in the cloud.

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Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

What might the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime look like today if founder Ryan Dahl could build it all over again? With his Deno project, a secure TypeScript runtime built on the same Google V8 JavaScript engine as Node.js, we get an idea.

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Architect has a better blueprint for AWS Lambda deployments

The JS Foundation is taking jurisdiction over Architect, an open source software project for provisioning and maintaining cloud infrastructure from a simple text file, with a focus on AWS Lambda and eventually other serverless computing implementations. The Architect project proposes a file format referred to as .arc.

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New project taps Node.js for microservices API gateway

Looking to take some complexity out of microservices deployments, LunchBadger has built an open source API gateway to secure microservices and expose them via APIs. Built on the Express web application framework for Node.js, the Express Gatewayroutes requests to services using Node.js and Express middleware.

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