Tag Archives: npm

Introducing npx: an NPM package runner

Included with npm@5.2.0 is an extra binary named npx: npx is a tool intended to help round out the experience of using packages from the NPM registry — the same way npm makes it super easy to install and manage dependencies hosted … Continue reading

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npm v5.0.0

This release marks months of hard work for the young, scrappy, and hungry CLI team, and includes some changes we’ve been hoping to do for literally years. npm@5 takes npm a pretty big step forward, significantly improving its performance in … Continue reading

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Faking node_modules in CodePen Projects

With CodePen Projects you have a web IDE right in your browser, with preprocessing built-in. But what about installing dependencies via the npm ecosystem? With some minimal effort it’s possible: All you need to do is make a folder called … Continue reading

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Why I’m excited about Yarn

Today, Facebook – in collaboration with Google and others – released Yarn, a new package manager for JavaScript. Introducing Yarn: a new package manager for JavaScript from @fbOpenSource, @tildeio, @googledevs & @exponentjs. https://t.co/2LfN5OXjOv — Yarn (@yarnpkg) October 11, 2016 In … Continue reading

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Update package.json dependencies with npm-check-updates

npm-check-updates is a command-line tool that allows you to upgrade your package.json or bower.json dependencies to the latest versions, regardless of existing version constraints. npm-check-updates maintains your existing semantic versioning policies Install it using npm install -g npm-check-updates Then run … Continue reading

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Get screenshots of websites in different resolutions with pageres

$ pageres bram.us 1366×768 1600×900 ✔ Successfully generated 2 screenshots from 1 url and 2 resolutions Install it using npm: $ npm install –global pageres pageres →

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Batch install dependencies in all subfolder-organised projects

As a lecturer ICT I have to correct the work our students make. Therefor I collect all solutions and put them in a subfolder-organised structure on disk: per student I create a subfolder and put their solution into that folder(*). … Continue reading

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QR Code Terminal

qrcode-terminal is a tiny npm module that allows you to encode text as a QR code and render it to a UNIX-compatible terminal. // render QR code to the console qrcode.generate(‘http://michaelbrooks.ca’); // return QR code as a string qrcode.generate(‘http://michaelbrooks.ca’, function … Continue reading

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Cordova client tool

The command line tool to build, deploy and manage Cordova-based applications. Once installed — via npm — you get to do stuff like this: cordova create ~/KewlApp cd ~/KewlApp cordova platform add ios cordova platform add android cordova plugin add … Continue reading

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