npm Blog (Archive)

The npm blog has been discontinued.

Updates from the npm team are now published on the GitHub Blog and the GitHub Changelog.

npm weekly #22: game changer of the year

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game changer of the year

We’re on the shortlist for the net awards Game Changer of the Year! Thanks to everyone who nominated us.

the npm 3 backstory on nodeup

Wondering how we got to npm 3? Rebecca, Forrest, and Kat give you the full backstory and latest news on the NodeUp Podcast.

npm 3 beta testers: upgrade to 3.1.2!

It turns out there was a bug in npm@3.1.1 (which made it hard to download modules locally), so Rebecca released a new version out of cycle yesterday. You can upgrade with npm install -g npm@v3.x-next.

speaking of upgrading (windows users)…

If you want to upgrade npm on windows, check out npm-windows-upgrade.

Upgrading npm on Windows requires manual steps to ensure that PowerShell/CMD find the new version of npm. This is a small tool made by Microsoft DX engineers with :heart: for npm and Node, reducing the process to a simple command.

confused about prepublish?

Stephan Bönnemann explains the confusion around the prepublish lifecycle script and why its quirky behavior is actually more helpful than it may seem.

nodeschool oakland

Want to learn how to Node? Come to the npm office this weekend to hang out with other learners and mentors at NodeSchool Oakland. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up.

If you want to follow along from home, you can check out all of the workshops and download them using npm.