Download Source Code Node.js 0.12.6

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Node.js Development Team is announcing that Node.js with version number 0.12.6 is already available to download.

What is Node.js ?

Node.js is A platform for running a server-side JavaScript runtime and easily building fast, scalable network web applications .

Node.js is practically an evented I/O library for Google’s V8 JavaScript engine.Experts recommend it for creating and deploying for traffic and data intensive real-time apps that need to run the same across various platforms and devices.Node.js is currently considered the top platform for running server-side JavaScript code, being used in production in big companies like Google, eBay, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Cloud9 and many more.The platform is very well documented and benefits from a very large module repository, managed through the npm (Node.js Package Manager) utility.

This is changelog for Node.js version 0.12.6 :

  • This release of Node.js fixes a bug that triggers an out-of-band write in V8’s utf-8 decoder. This bug impacts all Buffer to String conversions. This is an important security update as this bug can be used to cause a denial of service attack.

You can read the complete changelog and also download this latest version on their homepage: