View profile CFP opens and other Adventures in Nodeland - Issue #58

Matteo Collina
Matteo Collina
Hi Folks! May is going to be a very busy month with some traveling as well as many OSS releases and new announcements. I took a slightly new format for the release announcements.. let me know what you think!

The CFP is now open! Would you like to come to Ireland to speak at the most-awaited in-person event of the year?
NodeConf EU 2022: Call for Speakers/Papers @
A few months back I recorded a podcast about Tech Consulting. If you would like to pursue a career in tech professional services, check it out:
0164 - Always Put the Client First - Design Talk (dot IE) | Acast
I have been really busy updating a lot of the modules to the upcoming Fastify v4 release - this is helping prepare the release notes as you want to quickly identify what is breaking and how to update your applications. Check them out:
My colleague Paolo Insogna had added to Node.js core the capability to close all idle connections (i.e. KeepAlive). This will enable to improve the “graceful shutdown” scenario significantly and it’s coming to you on Node.js v18! Check it out:
We made fetch happen in Node.js 18 and folks are opening up a huge amount of issues about it. We are slowing crunching them so to ensure that everything works for the ecosystem. As an example, we are making the global Undici Dispatcher truly global, so it’s shared between Node.js own fetch implementation and the undici module.
OpenSSL vulnerabilities disclosed on May 3rd are only marginally affecting Node.js, so we will release them as part of the normal release cadence. Read the full announcement.
How can you use Clinic.js to improve your start up time? Read up:
Read up on this recap on the history of JavaScript frameworks and where we are now:
James Snell is coordinating an amazing effort to create some standards for Web APIs on the server. These are exciting times for working on JavaScript runtimes:
A Community Group for Web-interoperable JavaScript runtimes
Cloudflare Workers are going to be Open Source! I can’t wait to try out this technology and see how it can be made interoperable with Node.js!
Given that Lerna is now gone, what would you be using?
Lerna has gone. Which Monorepo is right for a Node.js BACKEND now?
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Matteo Collina
Matteo Collina @matteocollina

I write about my journey as a core contributor of Node.js, as an author and a maintainer of many modules - including Fastify and Pino. In addition, I speak at conferences, and I will add links to all my talks in case you missed one.

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