Node v0.5.3

2011.08.01, Version 0.5.3 (unstable)

  • Fix crypto encryption/decryption with Base64. (SAWADA Tadashi)
  • #243 Add an optional length argument to Buffer.write() (koichik)
  • #657 convert nonbuffer data to string in fs.writeFile/Sync (Daniel Pihlström)
  • Add process.features, remove process.useUV (Ben Noordhuis)
  • #324 Fix crypto hmac to accept binary keys + add test cases from rfc 2202 and 4231 (Stefan Bühler)
  • Add Socket::bytesRead, Socket::bytesWritten (Alexander Uvarov)
  • #572 Don’t print result of –eval in CLI (Ben Noordhuis)
  • #1223 Fix http.ClientRequest crashes if end() was called twice (koichik)
  • #1383 Emit ‘close’ after all connections have closed (Felix Geisendörfer)
  • Add sprintf-like util.format() function (Ben Noordhuis)
  • Add support for TLS SNI (Fedor Indutny)
  • New http agent implementation. Off by default the command line flag --use-http2 will enable it. make test-http2 will run the tests for the new implementation. (Mikeal Rogers)
  • Revert AMD compatibility. (isaacs)
  • Windows: improvements, child_process support.
  • Remove pkg-config file.
  • Fix startup time regressions.
  • doc improvements

Download: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.5.3/node-v0.5.3.tar.gz

Windows Executable: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.5.3/node.exe

Website: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.5.3/docs

Documentation: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.5.3/docs/api

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9 Responses to Node v0.5.3

  1. Joe Shaw says:

    Why was the pkg-config file removed?

  2. mrgretchev says:

    socket.remoteAddress and socket.remotePort are still missing.

  3. Any thoughts on how do I get NPM to run on Windows using node.exe?

  4. weepy says:

    was just about to try AMD … oh whoops — maybe not ^_^

    what was the reason for the removal ?

  5. AMD reverted? are there plans to get it back ?

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