npm weekly #227: Introducing npm Pro & npm Teams! Plus npm@6.13.4 and more.

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npm, Inc.
Dec 12, 2019 · 3 min read

Meet npm Pro & npm Teams!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve updated our product line to include npm Pro, our affordable tool designed for independent JavaScript developers, and well-suited for consultant work, personal projects, and side hustles. Updating our product line to include npm Pro makes it easier for people who need this functionality to find and utilize it, and also enables us to provide better, differentiated features specifically for Pro users going forward.

We’re also announcing npm Teams, the new name for the product formerly known as npm Orgs (the feature set remains the same, but stay tuned for new features in the new year!).

And finally, we’re seizing this opportunity to talk a bit about our product landscape, and where that’s headed next. Learn more here!


We had a couple of new releases this week! Make sure to get the most recent release, which updated some deps and fixed a few very annoying bugs. Read the release notes on 6.13.3 here and 6.13.4 here.

Come and get it!

npm i -g npm@latest

Learn how companies like Phone2Action are using npm in their front-end development

What’s the best way to package and share proprietary code across multiple JavaScript teams? How do you maintain consistency and avoid duplicate functionality across code silos? How do you foster a culture of robust code sharing (rather than hoarding) in a dynamic commercial environment?

Let’s talk about it! Join npm head of product, Daniel Sauble, and Phone2Action’s JavaScript team on Tuesday, December 17 at 10am PT/1pm ET, for an in-depth discussion on challenges, solutions and best practices for in-house JavaScript code-sharing. Reserve your spot here!

Security interview: Adam Baldwin on iterating security at npm

npm’s VP of Security, Adam Baldwin, recently shared his approach to security at npm. “Security is not a solvable problem… you can’t just have one product or solution — you need a multi-layered approach.” Read more here.

OpenJS Foundation Collaborator Summit

In the Montreal area? Don’t miss the OpenJS Foundation Collaborator Summit, Friday, 12/13 — Saturday, 12/14. npm’s Ruy Adorno and Darcy Clarke will be there, swag in tow!

Recommended project: usemodal-portal

Check out Diel Duarte’s usemodal-portal, a React hook to handle with modals, using portal. useModal has typescript support by default and was made using TSDX. An example of it in use can be viewed here.

Your awesome npm project

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


Attending Node+JS Interactive today (Thursday, December 12)? Don’t miss Ruy’s talk, “CLI Tools for All the Things.” Come learn how to build cli tools to enhance your day-to-workflows & change your life for the better. Get all the details here.

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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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