Node.js is up with its latest version just 6 months after the release of version 5. The new version is adorned with a handful of performance improvements adding to its security and stability . The version 6 of Node.js will make every Node.js developer happy for it brings in long-term support. It is expected to offer web developers more reliability and stability.
What are the vital improvements in Node.js version 6?
Node.js v6 includes a host of features namely super keywords, default as well as rest parameters, and diverse classes. Node.js 6 comes with an added buffer API which is built-in to lessen the number of programming bugs, and other issues. In addition to it, other notable enchantments encompass a Zero-fill buffer, an improved constructor method, and an advanced Math.random(). Node.js developers can also utilize an increased number of documentations and testing, as well.
When can Developers Shift to Node.js v6?
However, developers will have to wait till October 2016 for shifting to Node.js 6. It will be an LTS version by that time, and there onward developers can make the alterations accordingly.
Note : Now Node.js v6.2.1 is available - check here for more details.