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Do you have packagephobia? Maybe you should… If you don’t, you just might after using this tool:
Package Phobia reports the size of an npm package before you install it. This is useful for inspecting potential dependencies or devDependencies without using up precious disk space or waiting minutes for npm install. Ain’t nobody got time for dat.
Jerod, Nick, and Chris talk with Jeff Lembeck about his tweets, the people behind npm, the need for empathy, and things they’re excited about.
git-authors-cli to your release process and never worry about updating the authors list again.
Imagine all your components organized on the cloud, made discoverable for your team and synced in all your projects. That’s Bit.
This could be a game changer if they drill the management side of sharing your UI components. Intrigued? Watch the demo video to see what it’s all about.
Yarn and npm was discussed in-depth on JS Party #29. Spencer writes on the Mixmax blog:
We tested that this flow with npm 6 would work for our needs and we suggest you do too. If you need the absolute fastest package manager, then you may still find Yarn to be best. But if you’re looking to simplify your setup, we’ve found that npm 6 recaptures a critical balance between speed and reliability.
Spencer and team also shared deyarn a command-line tool for converting your projects from Yarn to npm.