Node.js Latest Version 8.0.0 Is Out

The long wait for Node.js version 8 is over now. After almost a month delay, Node.js got finally released on 30th May 2017(12 PM PST) with a bevy of exciting features and bugs fixings for developers. In fact, debugging and developer workflow are two major concerns of this big release.

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Carbon is the codename for this new version of Node.js. This also includes the 5.0 version of the npm client.

SMEs and large enterprises have complex production environments and need stability. So, they should wait until Node.js 8 reaches LTS status before upgrading it for production.

This latest version of Node.js comprises of many new improvements and bug fixings. Some of its key features include new experimental Node.js API(N-API), support for V8 5.8 JavaScript engine, Buffer API changes and many other improvements.




Node.js 8 will officially enter LTS(Long Term Support) status in October 2017 as per the current development line. This LTS lifespan will end on December 31st, 2019.

Click here to download all its nightly releases.

Node.js 8 changelog and other notable changes are given here:



Check out the entire list of Node.js 8 additions here.

Wrapping note:

As far we have seen, Node.js 8 comes up with a plethora of new additions replacing version 7. Developers will automatically receive np[email protected] just after installing it. This release of Node.js is a celebration for businesses.

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