Node.js 8.0.0 now available
Node.js 8.0.0 was made available earlier this month. The release brought the new NPM v5.0.0 and new V8 engine (5.8). This new version of Node.js is heading towards becoming the new LTS release in October. With many new features and improvements, it’s worth checking out and taking it for a spin! Even more good news, the builder is already available on AusNimbus!
New Optimised PHP Builders
Our new PHP builders are now generally available on AusNimbus. These new builders support PHP 5.6, 7.0 and 7.1 and have been optimised to perform up to 2-3x faster.
The Prestissimo composer plugin has also been included. On average Prestissimo installs composer dependencies up to 10x faster. To enable Prestissimo, simply set the environment variable `PRESTISSIMO=TRUE`
Take them for a spin by setting up a new staging environments to test compatibility and let us know how they go!
Python 3.6 now generally available
Python 3.6 has been available as a beta builder for some time. The builder is now generally available on AusNimbus. If you would like to upgrade, you will need will need to edit your code settings and manually trigger a new build.