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npm

JavaScript and Node.js package manager. Manage Node.js projects and their module dependencies. More information: https://www.npmjs.com/.

  • Interactively create a package.json file:

npm init

  • Download all the packages listed as dependencies in package.json:

npm install

  • Download a specific version of a package and add it to the list of dependencies in package.json:

npm install {{module_name}}@{{version}}

  • Download a package and add it to the list of dev dependencies in package.json:

npm install {{module_name}} --save-dev

  • Download a package and install it globally:

npm install --global {{module_name}}

  • Uninstall a package and remove it from the list of dependencies in package.json:

npm uninstall {{module_name}}

  • Print a tree of locally-installed dependencies:

npm list

  • List top-level globally installed modules:

npm list --global --depth={{0}}