Weekly Update - Jul 31st, 2015

Datetime:2016-08-23 00:05:18          Topic: io.js           Share

Weekly Update - Jul 31st, 2015

by Steven Sinatra (@diagramatics),

io.js and Node.js News — July 31st

io.js v2.5.0 and our call for an LTS build V8 maintainer.

io.js 2.5 Release

This week we have released io.js v2.5.0 . The complete changelog for this version and previous releases can be found on GitHub .

Notable changes

Known issues

See https://github.com/nodejs/io.js/labels/confirmed-bug for complete and current list of known issues.

  • Some problems with unreferenced timers running during beforeExit are still to be resolved. See #1264 .
  • Surrogate pair in REPL can freeze terminal. #690
  • process.send() is not synchronous as the docs suggest, a regression introduced in 1.0.2, see #760 .
  • Calling dns.setServers() while a DNS query is in progress can cause the process to crash on a failed assertion. #894
  • url.resolve may transfer the auth portion of the url when resolving between two full hosts, see #1435 .

Community Updates

If you have spotted or written something about Node.js and io.js, do come over to our Evangelism team repo and suggest it on the Issues page , specifically the Weekly Updates issue.

Upcoming Events

  • BrazilJS Conf tickets are on sale, August 21st - 22nd at Shopping Center BarraShoppingSul
  • NodeConf EU tickets are on sale, September 6th - 9th at Waterford, Ireland
  • Node.js Italian Conference tickets are on sale, October 10th at Desenzano - Brescia, Italy
  • JSConf CO , October 16th - 17th at Ruta N, Medellin

Have an event about Node.js and io.js coming up? You can put your events here through the Evangelism team repo and announce it in the Issues page , specifically the Weekly Updates issue.





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