Meteor 0.6.4 is now available, including a new family of packages to connect to OAuth providers, better support for MongoDB replica sets and primary state changes, and several upstream package updates and bugfixes.
We recommend updating to 0.6.4, which includes upstream security fixes identified by Petr Praus, at your earliest convenience. Those of you on 0.6.0 or later can update individual applications by running
meteor update inside each application's directory. If you're new to Meteor, you can get started on OS X or Linux by running
$ curl https://install.meteor.com | /bin/sh
in your terminal window. Windows users can visit win.meteor.com for several unofficial installation options.
Read on for a selected list of changes. Full release notes are available in GitHub.
Tim Haines led an effort to separate the OAuth flow logic from Meteor accounts. The new
We updated to a newer MongoDB driver. Among other improvements, this version has better support for primary server failover in Mongo replica sets.
Add support for a
DISABLE_WEBSOCKETSenvironment variable, which will prevent browsers from attempting to use Websockets. If you're hosting your application in a server environment that doesn't support WebSockets, using this option will reduce web clients' connection startup time.
Randominstances to be constructed with specified seed. This can be used to create repeatable test cases for code that picks random values.