We provide different releases and apply security updates on a regular basis. Currently, these Node.js versions are available: 8, 10, 12 and 13.
If you don’t select a certain version, our default will be used. We decided to default to version 12, which is considered to be stable by the developers.
Show available versions¶
uberspace tools version list node to show all selectable versions:
[eliza@dolittle ~]$ uberspace tools version list node - 8 - 10 - 12 - 13 [eliza@dolittle ~]$
You can select the Node.js version with
uberspace tools version use node <version>. You can choose between release branches:
[eliza@dolittle ~]$ uberspace tools version use node 13 Selected node version 13 The new configuration is adapted immediately. Patch updates will be applied automatically. [eliza@dolittle ~]$
You can check the selected version by executing
uberspace tools version show node on the command line:
[eliza@dolittle ~]$ uberspace tools version show node Using 'node' version: '12 [eliza@dolittle ~]$
We update all versions on a regular basis. Once the support ends, the branch reaches its end of life (EOL), is no longer supported and will be removed from our servers. Even-numbered versions are long-term support (LTS) versions.
|8||Maintenance LTS||December 2019|
|10||Active LTS||April 2021|
|12||Active LTS||April 2022|
Connection to webserver¶
In order to make your application accessable from the outside, you need to
connect it to the webserver, using a web backend. Please note
that your application must listen on the IP
0.0.0.0. You can choose any port
between 1024 and 65535.
npm, or the node package manager, is used to install and manage additional packages. We have preconfigured
npm to install packages to your Home Directory when using the global (