It's been perhaps the most requested feature, and it's been delivered! You can now get prebuilt binaries with all the required dependencies to connect your Node.js applications to an Oracle Database instance. Version 2.0 is the first release to have prebuilt binaries. Node-oracledb 2.0.15, the Node.js add-on for Oracle Database, is now on npm for general use. These are provided for convenience and will make life a lot easier, particularly for Windows users.
With improvements throughout the code and documentation, this release is looking great. There are now more than 3,000 functional tests, as well as solid stress tests we run in various environments under Oracle's internal testing infrastructure.
Binaries for Node 4, 6, 8, and 9 are also available for Windows 64-bit, macOS 64-bit, and Linux 64-bit (built on Oracle Linux 6).
Simply add oracledb to your package.json dependencies or manually install with:
$ npm install oracledb
Review the CHANGELOG for all changes. For information on migrating, see Migrating from node-oracledb 1.13 to node-oracledb 2.0. To know more about this release, check out the detailed announcement.