The due date for 0.5x is mid June-ish, although we have a ton of cool things in the works aside from this so it might be pushed a week or so beyond that. Can give you a better estimate once we start rolling stuff out, @baris already has the initial version out for the tag system for example
@Jacob-Bridges no problem buddy, I've used it myself on occasion, so can't claim to be as highly philosophical as I make out. But i don't believe developers/designers should be forcing non default browser options like target attributes on users. then again, people have argued about it for years, so it's not going to be definitively resolved anytime soon.
Let us know if we can be of any more help, NodeBB are currently hosting a competition, if you're looking at writing plugins, you've joined at a great time.
Are there a plugin for these, or stock with NodeBB?
How does one make it so that a moderator must approve a topic in order for the topic to become publicly view able?
How can I set it up so that all new members posts must be approved before they are displayed? I figure that this will deter the spammers.