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Runtime context: Node.js 17 supports JavaScript Engine 9.5 and OpenSSL 3.0

Runtime context: Node.js 17 supports JavaScript Engine 9.5 and OpenSSL 3.0

The Node.js community has released version 17 of the JavaScript runtime environment of the same name. In addition to the new interfaces, the update also supports version 3.0 of the OpenSSL crypto library and version 9.5 of the JavaScript engine V8.

Version 17 has a new API readlineThe volume in the luggage, which is an interface for reading line-by-line data from a readable stream, for example process.stdin, Discounts.

In addition to support for new providers in OpenSSL 3.0, including one Federal Standard for Information Processing (FIPS)Provides additional functionality of the update toolkit. OpenSSL 3.0 and upgraded version quictls / openssl According to the blog post, OpenSSL 1.1.1 is already implemented in the current release of the runtime environment. OpenSSL 1.1.1 is transparent Only until September 11, 2023 Supported (End of Life, EOL).

Node.js was released on April 16, 2021 and is an update to Binary for Apple Silicon and version 9.0 of Google’s V8 engine. Version 16 is set to go into long-term support (LTS) next week. Due to the odd version number, the current release will not be offered as an LDS version in the future, as they see it Node.js Social Release Guidelines Before

Node.js 17 is available Download from Additional information about the ready release and a list of committees in the current edition Run time context can be found on the blog.


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