I often write about new security releases of Node.js (as I’m part of the security team), and this edition is no exception. From the last time you received one of my digital envelopes, we had a significant new vulnerability in NPM that could enable a supply-chain attack. This was fixed upstream and we released v12 and v14 to keep all of you safe.
One of biggest feature that was released in Node.js in 2021 is corepack. Corepack is a tool that enables to install any of the alternative package managers (yarn, pnpm) alongside npm. Read up in the docs: