The team introduces in Node.js 17 promise-based APIs for the Readline module. It provides an interface for reading data from a Readable stream one line at a time. Besides, the new release includes OpenSSL 3.0, which provides QUIC support. However, FIPS support remains available via the new FIPS module. Follow the link to read the full list of updates.
Gatsby is a popular open-source frontend framework that blends the functionality from React, GraphQL, and Webpack. According to the Gatsby team, the recent release is the most impactful one since it provides enhanced user experience and blazing-fast speed for end-users.
Gatsby 4 introduces two new page rendering modes, Deferred Static Generation (DSG) and Server-Side Rendering (SSR), that cut down long build time and allow developers to choose how content is generated. The release also includes support for Parallel Query Processing, which introduces a multithreaded approach and provides a 40% reduction in build times for some sites.
Having added SSR and DSG features to Gatsby Cloud, developers have to rebuild infrastructure. As a result, the team noted a significant reduction (by up to 90%) in deploy times for data-intensive websites. Moreover, Gatsby 4 includes new CMS integration APIs and support for React 18. You can read the full release article here.
A great post for those who work with Node.js. The author explains which projects Node.js is most suitable for and shows how to create a simple demo app along with your own server for your project step-by-step.