Node 5 Support

by Francisco Tolmasky
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RunKit now supports Node 5! Node 5 is part of the Stable release line, which means it focuses more on features, while Node 4 focuses on stability and security as part of the LTS release line. You can read about it more here, and you can try them both on any RunKit document:

A close up of node selection menu being changed to node 5
Select Node 5 from the Node selection menu

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  • RunKit is an interactive playground for running Node.js in the cloud.
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