New Update for Node.js in 2020


In this article, I will inform about the most important updates that the NodeJs community we expect in 2020 like as ECMAScripts, WebAssembly, Diagnostic reports ...


In 2019, Node.js turned 10 years old, and the number of packages available on npm crossed one million. Downloads for Node.js itself continues to rise, growing 40% year over year. Another significant milestone is Node.js recently joined the OpenJS Foundation, which promises to improve project health and sustainability, as well as improve collaboration with the JavaScript community at large.

As you can see, a lot has happened in a relatively short amount of time! Every year the Node.js community has gained momentum, and 2020 shows no signs of slowing down.

There are lots of interesting features being explored for the next major releases of Node.js. In this post I’ll explore some of the most significant updates the Node.js community can expect in 2020.


What’s New in Node.js Version 13?

As of this writing, the most recent release of Node.js is 13. There are already a number of features and updates we can start playing around with leading into 2020. Here’s a list of highlights:

  • ECMAScript modules

  • WebAssembly support

  • Diagnostic reports

  • Full internationalization support for date, time, number, and currency formats