npm weekly #226: It’s npm@6.13.2! And, 🎂 happy birthday, JavaScript!

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Dec 5, 2019 · 3 min read

Oh hai npm@6.13.2!

A new npm version has been released, tackling some bug fixes! You can read the release notes here.

Get it in the usual ways:

npm i -g npm@latest

Keep track of your favorite packages

Looking for a way to store favorite packages you come across? `npm star` & `npm stars <username>` work as mechanisms for bookmarking/favoriting packages.

Docs references: https://docs.npmjs.com/cli/star.html https://docs.npmjs.com/cli/stars.html

Happy Birthday, JavaScript! 🎂

Time flies when you’re having fun! Yesterday (December 4), JavaScript celebrated its 24th birthday! You can read the press release announcing its creation here.

Recommended project: react-microsoft-login

Check out this small, but useful open source project, react-microsoft-login, by Alexandr Tovmach. It’s a React component for a simple login with Microsoft services, based on the Official Microsoft Authentication Library for JavaScript.

Are you using npm to build something cool? Let us know and we’ll help get the word out!

Next week = wombats galore!

Make sure to check out these awesome events next week and stock up on npm swag!

Please note: Our Open RFC calls will be back on the schedule in the new year. Stay tuned!

What we’re reading: Solving Problems in JavaScript Part 1: Recursive vs Iterative

Check out this blog post by Aleksandar Vasilevsk, where they explain the key differences in recursive and iterative problem solving, complete with factorial and Fibonacci examples. We’re looking forward to Part II!

Need private packages and team management tools?

The same tools that empower developers to work together on Open Source projects can make teams more efficient when collaborating on mission-critical applications. Meet npm Orgs:

  • Publish and download private packages

Learn how npm Orgs can help your team.

From Software Registry to Software Business, with Isaac Schlueter, Chief Open Technology Officer

npm’s very own Isaac Schlueter was recently interviewed by the host of the Open Source Underdogs podcast, Mike Schwartz, at the Open Core Summit. Give it a listen!

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npm is the package manager for JavaScript and the world‘s largest software registry. Here are some of our thoughts.

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