Express v5.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2018-10-27 // about 1 year ago
  • 🚀 This is the seventh Express 5.0 alpha release, based off 4.16.4 and includes
    🔄 changes from 5.0.0-alpha.6.

    👍 The major change with this alpha is the basic support for returned, rejected
    Promises in the router.

    • ✂ remove:
      • path-to-regexp dependency
    • deps: debug@3.1.0
      • Add DEBUG_HIDE_DATE environment variable
      • Change timer to per-namespace instead of global
      • Change non-TTY date format
      • Remove DEBUG_FD environment variable support
      • Support 256 namespace colors
    • deps: router@2.0.0-alpha.1

Previous changes from v5.0.0-alpha.6

  • 🚀 This is the sixth Express 5.0 alpha release, based off 4.15.5 and includes
    🔄 changes from 5.0.0-alpha.5.

    • ✂ remove:
      • res.redirect(url, status) signature - use res.redirect(status, url)
      • res.send(status, body) signature - use res.status(status).send(body)
    • deps: router@~1.3.1