Node.js build tools - how about npm?

2016-06-21 17:37:18 admin Node.js Interests Tips & Tricks 0 Comments

The JavaScript community is renowned for its vast arsenal of tools to use for, well, for just about anything. This applies also to node.js, there are a plethora of tools that can make your life easier while coding and make you better at it. Build tools are a crucial factor in creating an app or project, they are important even for running simple test suites. As we said before, the JavaScript ecosystem (that includes Node) is very rich in tools and various forms of & ...

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Yarn, new open source package manager

2016-10-13 11:23:47 admin News 0 Comments

Yarn is a new package manager recently open sourced by Facebook, created by a team of developers from Facebook with additional help from engineers from Google, Exponent and Tilde. Just to be clear, this is not a Facebook projects, it’s an open source, community project. It has a standard open source license, the same governance model as Ember or Rust and its own Github organization . You can also check out its w ...

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Most installed packages, according to npm

2017-06-08 15:15:57 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

Npm is the largest package registry in the world, both in downloads and number of packages. At the beginning of 2015 npm has about 12.500 packages, that number grew to 486.661 right now. At the same time, last year 160 people published their first package every week and according to Ashley Williams, Developer Community and Content Manager, that number is expected to grow to 200 in 2017. In a virtual sea of pa ...

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5 basic npm command tips

2017-07-12 10:05:01 admin Node.js Interests 0 Comments

As a Node developer npm is your best friend. Or it should be your best friend, but as a beginner it can be difficult to get around it. It’s a complex system, with plenty of features and it can be intimidating to get a handle of everything. By learning a few tips and tricks, a few shortcuts, you can make your life a lot easier. That being said, let’s dive in and have a look at a few npm tips and tricks. 1 Outdated dependencies This is a common i ...

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