An abbreviated history of JavaScript package managers

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1/5/2020 12:13:12 PM

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This post explains why npm, Yarn and pnpm were created and the other major problems they've solved over time. If necessary, you should read my glossary for this post. It defines the terms package, module, library, dependency, sub-dependency, bare specifier, dependency graph, package registry and package manager.


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