Node Weekly
July 6, 2017  #195
Sindre Sorhus
The 5th most depended upon npm package takes another step forward with full ‘true color’ (24 bit) support, plus an ability to use tagged template literals.

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Tamas Kadlecsik
Simplify your callback or Promise based Node apps with async functions with async/await.

The npm Blog
There are no specific LTS releases but they backport security fixes to npm versions shipping with supported Node versions.

Chris Ward
A 30 minute interview with NodeSource’s Pravin Halady on “why enterprise developers might need a safer and more secure version of Node.js and npm”.

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