Author Archives: Isaac Schlueter

Version 0.7.12

2012.06.19, Version 0.7.12 (unstable) This is the last release on the 0.7 branch. Version 0.8.0 will be released some time later this week, barring any major problems. As with other even-numbered Node releases before it, the v0.8.x releases will maintain … Continue reading

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Version 0.7.11 (unstable)

This is the most stable 0.7 release yet. Please try it out. Version 0.8 will be out very soon. You can follow the remaining issues on the github issue tracker. https://github.com/joyent/node/issues?milestone=10&state=open 2012.06.15, Version 0.7.11 (unstable) V8: Upgrade to v3.11.10 npm: … Continue reading

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Version 0.7.10 (unstable)

2012.06.11, Version 0.7.10 (unstable) This is the second-to-last release on the 0.7 branch. Version 0.8.0 will be released some time next week. As other even-numbered Node releases before it, the v0.8.x releases will maintain API and binary compatibility. The major … Continue reading

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Node Version 0.6.19 (stable)

2012.06.06 Version 0.6.19 (stable) npm: upgrade to 1.1.24 fs: no end emit after createReadStream.pause() (Andreas Madsen) vm: cleanup module memory leakage (Marcel Laverdet) unix: fix loop starvation under high network load (Ben Noordhuis) unix: remove abort() in ev_unref() (Ben Noordhuis) … Continue reading

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Node Version 0.7.9 (unstable)

2012.05.28, Version 0.7.9 (unstable) Upgrade V8 to 3.11.1 Upgrade npm to 1.1.23 uv: rework reference counting scheme (Ben Noordhuis) uv: add interface for joining external event loops (Bert Belder) repl, readline: Handle Ctrl+Z and SIGCONT better (Nathan Rajlich) fs: 64bit … Continue reading

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Version 0.6.18 (stable)

2012.05.15 Version 0.6.18 (stable) windows: skip GetFileAttributes call when opening a file (Bert Belder) crypto: add PKCS12/PFX support (Sambasiva Suda) #3240: child_process: delete NODE_CHANNEL_FD from env in spawn (Ben Noordhuis) windows: add test for path.normalize with UNC paths (Bert Belder) … Continue reading

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Bryan Cantrill: Instrumenting the Real Time Web

Bryan Cantrill, VP of Engineering at Joyent, describes the challenges of instrumenting a distributed, dynamic, highly virtualized system — and what their experiences taught them about the problem, the technologies used to tackle it, and promising approaches. This talk was … Continue reading

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HTTP Server Security Vulnerability: Please upgrade to 0.6.17

tl;dr A carefully crafted attack request can cause the contents of the HTTP parser’s buffer to be appended to the attacking request’s header, making it appear to come from the attacker. Since it is generally safe to echo back contents … Continue reading

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Version 0.6.17 (stable)

2012.05.04 Version 0.6.17 (stable) Upgrade npm to 1.1.21 uv: Add support for EROFS errors (Ben Noordhuis, Maciej MaƂecki) uv: Add support for EIO and ENOSPC errors (Fedor Indutny) windows: Add support for EXDEV errors (Bert Belder) http: Fix client memory … Continue reading

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multi-server continuous deployment with fleet

This is a guest post by James “SubStack” Halliday, originally posted on his blog, and reposted here with permission. Writing applications as a sequence of tiny services that all talk to each other over the network has many upsides, but … Continue reading

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