Understanding NPM - Node.js Package Manager [Video]

By Bogdan Stashchuk
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  1. Introduction to the NPM

About this video

In this course the author will explain you what is NPM and how it is used. You will learn how to initialize new project, how to install new dependencies and explore their child dependencies. We will also discuss what is Semantic Versioning and what Major, Minor and Patch versions mean. You will also understand what is the purpose of the package-lock.json file.

The author will explain to you what is the purpose of the NPM scripts and how they should be used. We will talk about built-in NPM scripts and a custom script. Also, we will combine several NPM scripts in a one using npm-run-all external package.

You will understand what is executable script and what is the purpose of the .bin folder in the node_modules folder. He will explain to you what is shebang line and how it is used on the Unix-based system and on Windows. Happy learning!

Style and Approach

In this course, you will understand and learn about NPM.

Publication date:
October 2018
Publisher
Packt
Duration
2 hours 13 minutes
ISBN
9781789955958

About the Author

  • Bogdan Stashchuk

    Bogdan Stashchuk is an experienced instructor with a software engineering background. He teaches complex stuff in an easy step-by-step manner. All his courses include practical exercises, which allow the learners to follow him from the start of any course till the end. Learners will perform all tasks the same way he does in his video lectures. There are a lot of challenging assignments, the solutions for which are discussed inside the course.

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