npm weekly #204: Introducing email@example.com, join us at Assert(js) plus 13 great npm tips
firstname.lastname@example.org is here!
Earlier this week, we released an updated version of npm’s CLI: v6.10.0.
You can install it with
npm i -g npm@latest or try it out with
$ npx npm@latest ... !
email@example.com includes five new features, several bug fixes, and notable improvements to testing. There’s also some documentation updates as well, so you’ll want to read the details on those in the release notes.
Join us for Assert(js) this fall
Join the npm security team
Interested in helping to ensure the security of the open source code you and millions of other developers use every day? We have the gig for you! Check out our security engineer opportunity.
Have you ever wondered, wow, that would be a great feature for npm? Like the ability to fave a package from the website? Or somehow show whether a package was published with 2FA or not? There’s a section of npm.community perfect for sharing those light bulb moments called “Ideas.” Head over and start sharing yours now.
Recommended package: PWAinit
If you’ve ever wondered how to get started with Progressive Web Apps (PWA), but aren’t sure where to begin, PWAinit might be a good choice. With one command, you can turn your existing website to a PWA or initiate a new PWA project! See the details for yourself and give it a try.
Partying at NodeConf Colombia
That is, JS Partying. A new (live!) episode of the popular Changelog podcast is out now, featuring discussions from NodeConf Colombia. Kat Marchán, Anna Henningsen, Ruben Bridgewater and James Snell talk all things Node.js, including tink, WASM and more!
Looking for some new ways to work even faster? Bret Cameron put together thirteen quick tips for how to use npm to make your workstreams flow more smoothly andtake less time. Enjoy!
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