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Learn NPM - Node Package Manager complete course

We will cover yarn, node package manager (NPM), NPX, node modules, lockfiles, scripts and all things necessary you should know for a package manager

2 hours+ of total content
4.9
8 ratings
111 students enrolled
Course Creator: Mehul Mohan

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This is an official course from Full Stack Web Developer Learning Path learning path.

Goals

  • Learning to use npm/yarn in everyday projects
  • Understanding the basics of how npm works
  • Some under-the-hood npm things
  • All about latest npm 6.x and above things
  • Managing packages, node_modules, package-lock and more
  • Understanding npx and how it works

Description

Node package manager - NPM is a great tool used all around the web development ecosystem. Whether it's frontend or backend, Node or React, Angular, or TypeScript, you're gonna make use of NPM all along. It is a great idea to add this useful tool to your bucket of mastery as it will save you a ton of time while working/building/running your apps.

We would be going over the core basics of NPM and how it works:

  1. What is NPM and how it works
  2. Understanding under the hood things with NPM
  3. Working with NPX
  4. Package and package-lock files, why they're needed
  5. Useful NPM commands
  6. Local, global node modules
  7. Caching, moving global modules directories, and more

If you want to be a good web developer in todays' time, this tool is a must to know in-depth. This is also the part of codedamn's official learning path therefore make sure to check the next/previous course in the path.

Course Structure

32 lectures 02:06:54 total duration

Introduction

(6 lectures • 25 minutes)
  Introduction to series (Watch video)
01:15
  What is NPM? How is it related to Node? (Watch video)
05:28
  NPM vs Yarn (Watch video)
04:32
  Installing NPM and Node on your system 
04:37
  Check NPM version 
05:00
  Check Yarn version 
05:00
  Why Node versioning is required? 
04:09
  Managing multiple Node versions using `n` 
06:45
  What is an NPM module? 
04:36
  How does NPM install module? 
04:50
  package.json file 
03:30
  Exploring package.json 
02:17
  Initialize a NPM project 
05:00
  Installing module 
01:42
  Removing module 
01:15
  Local v/s global modules 
05:32
  Installing a node module 
05:00
  Intro to NPM dependencies 
00:22
  Semantic Versioning 
05:17
  All about package-lock.json 
09:28
  Semantic versioning in package.json 
03:57
  dependencies 
02:20
  devDependencies 
04:25
  peerDependencies 
05:05
  NPM scripts intro 
00:14
  What are NPM scripts 
06:43
  Creating an NPM script 
05:00
  All about NPX 
06:50
  Misc intro 
00:15
  Changing global packages installation location 
02:58
  NPM cache and purging 
02:36
  Finishing course 
00:56

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Nov 05, 2021
I have learned SO much in such a short time!
Oct 04, 2021
The way mehul sir teaches is soo good.
Sep 26, 2021
nice content
Sep 24, 2021
Good explanation
Jul 17, 2021
awesome

Your Course Instructor

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Mehul Mohan

Full-stack developer and security researcher

I'm a full-stack developer working with JavaScript and its associated runtimes for the past 7 years. I love to play with code and make something useful out of it! You can find me on social media, I'm quite active there :)

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