Node 16 & Angular 12
Rejoice! Angular 12 & Node 16 were fresh-out-of-the-box earlier this year.
I’m here…now 😬…mostly because of
node-sass. It is a wrapper on the package
Libsass written in C++.
Why do we care? It helps to transpile
.sass files in our Node projects.
Once you revamp your Node to v16 and do an
npm i …you might come across some
node-sass console errors.
If you are still using
node-sass, here’s probably why:
LibSass is Deprecated
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Buuut….there’s hope. To still keep up with sass updates in our transpilation, we have
sass from Dart Sass.
Quick comparison between sass and node-sass - Peterbe.com
For all us Angular cool cats, going forward from v12
node-sass, becomes the recommended transpiler. This is important if your project uses Angular CDK or Angular Material.
So, switching from
sass to get past your console errors…is a plus, no?
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