npm weekly #163: Introducing tink, visit npm.community’s showcase 🏆 and Rails Girls Summer of Code ☀️
Tink is a proof of concept implementation of an install-less installer. Acting as a replacement for Node.js, tink allows you to run installs in the background, keeps your dependencies in sync with the registry, and moves build tools out of your way.
Head to the blog to read the full announcement for more details.
Support Hacker Hostel
This is an effort close to our hearts. Hacker Hostel is an organization that promotes tech education in the Carribean. Next Tuesday they will be holding an info session at npm’s HQ for anyone interested in becoming a sponsor or mentor. For more details check out the Meetup invite.
Recommended package: @iarna/toml
What we’re reading: Server Timing Response Header
npm.community Corner: showcase
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Team Popcorn and Rails Girls Summer of Code
The Rails Girls Summer of Code program sponsors teams of women and non-binary coders to work alongside tech companies for a summer and hone their skills. Team Popcorn, sponsored by Nextcloud, created an npm module from their work over the summer.
Empower your team to collaborate more securely
1 in 4 developers don’t use code review or other security methods to evaluate their code. npm Orgs with automatic vulnerability scanning ensures best practices and secure collaboration.
npm at Reactathon last week
Last week, Laurie Voss had the opportunity to speak at a local event, Reactathon, and this slide got a lot of attention! To clarify once more, the data Laurie used for the presentation is from a survey of 16,000 npm users asking them what tools they use. 46% of survey respondents said TypeScript.
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