Migrating to Meteor 1.8.3
Most of the new features in Meteor 1.8.3 are either applied directly behind the scenes (in a backwards compatible manner) or are opt-in. For a complete breakdown of the changes, please refer to the changelog.
The above being said, there is a required migration steps for those that use Blaze or jQuery.
Use NPM jQuery
If your application uses
blaze-html-templates, the Meteor
package will be automatically installed in your
when you update to Meteor 1.8.3. However, this new version of the Meteor
jquery package no longer bundles its own copy of the
implementation, so you may need to install
jquery from npm by running
meteor npm i jquery
in your application directory. Symptoms of not installing jquery include a blank browser window, with helpful error messages in the console.
Migrating from a version older than 1.8.2?
If you’re migrating from a version of Meteor older than Meteor 1.8.2, there may be important considerations not listed in this guide (which specifically covers 1.8.2 to 1.8.3). Please review the older migration guides for details: