Archive for the ‘npm’ Category

Managing Code Components with Bit

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As the world moves to software architecture based on microservices and multiple repositories, the ecosystem struggles to keep code bases maintainable. From monoliths to publishing hundreds of micro-packages, solutions try to battle growing code duplic...

Front-End Tooling Trends for 2017

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Do you have more than two years' development experience? Are your advanced CSS skills aided with Sass and Autoprefixer? Is your JavaScript knowledge reasonable and you're happy using Gulp, npm, and jQuery? If so, you're a typical developer, according ...

A Beginners Guide to Webpack 2 and Module Bundling

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Webpack is a module bundler Webpack has become one of the most important tools for modern web development. Primarily it's a module bundler for your JavaScript but it can be taught to transform all of your front-end assets like HTML and CSS, even im...

10 Node.js Best Practices: Enlightenment from the Node Gurus

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In my previous article 10 Tips to Become a Better Node Developer I introduced 10 Node.js best practices you could apply to your code today. This post continues in that vein with a further 10 best practices to help you take your Node skills to the next ...

10 Tips to Become a Better Node Developer in 2017

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I started working with Node full-time in 2012 when I joined Storify. Since then, I have never looked back or felt that I missed Python, Ruby, Java or PHP — languages with which I had worked during my previous decade of web development. Storify was an...

Host, Publish and Manage Private npm Packages with Verdaccio

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[special]npm is the de facto JavaScript package manager and the npm registry the world's biggest collection of code. But sometimes you need that extra privacy when developing an awesome new package. Be it because you're working on a company project whi...

Polyfill JavaScript Only When You Need To

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The following is a guest post by Pascal Klau, a trainee from South Germany, who dislikes unnecessary HTTP requests and broccoli. Pascal is going to explain way to use a polyfilling service in such a way that you might get away with not using it at all....

10 Tips and Tricks That Will Make You an npm Ninja

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While there is much excitement about Facebook's new Yarn project, the continuing success of Node.js owes much to its original package manager, npm. A few simple npm commands is all it takes to initialize a folder (npm init), download packages (npm inst...

Yarn vs npm: Everything You Need to Know

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Yarn is a new JavaScript package manager built by Facebook, Google, Exponent and Tilde. As can be read in the official announcement, its purpose is to solve a handful of problems that these teams faced with npm, namely: installing packages wasn't fast...

Yarn

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From the didn't see that coming news desk: We're pleased to announce the open source release of Yarn, a collaboration with Exponent, Google, and Tilde. With Yarn, engineers still have access to the npm registry, but can install packages more quickly an...