Node.js 15 debuts support for HTTP/3 transport
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Upgrade to the event-driven JavaScript runtime also updates NPM, enhances unhandled rejections, and adds new methods for working with array buffers
Node.js 15.0.0, the latest version of the event-driven JavaScript runtime that now has competition from the Deno runtime, was released October 20, with an experimental transport protocol for HTTP/3 and the latest version of the NPM package manager.

Downloadable from, Node.js 15.0.0 replaces Node.js 14 as the "current" release line, with Node.js promoted to LTS (long-term support) status later this month. Node.js 15, as an odd-numbered release, will not be promoted to LTS status.

Node.js has faced criticism lately from an unlikely source – Node.js creator Ryan Dahl, who has since created Deno to address Node.js shortcomings he has cited such as security. But the developers behind Node.js remain committed to their platform.

"The Node.js project and technical steering committee do not have an official position on Deno," said Bethany Griggs, the…
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