下面是关于 npm 的快速介绍：
网站 是开发者查找包（package）、设置参数以及管理 npm 使用体验的主要途径。
CLI 通过命令行或终端运行。开发者通过 CLI 与 npm 打交道。
Adapt packages to your apps, or incorporate them as they are.
Download standalone tools you can use right away.
Run packages without downloading using npx.
Share code with any npm user, any where.
Restrict code to specific developers.
Form virtual teams (orgs).
Manage multiple versions of code and code dependencies.
Update applications easily when underlying code is updated.
Discover multiple ways to solve the same puzzle.
Find other developers who are working on similar problems.
These are just a few examples of ways developers use npm. If you'd like to add a bullet point, comment here.
To find packages, start with the npm search bar.
While browsing, you'll find:
(To understand the difference between node modules and packages, click here).
For example, suppose you wanted to use bar codes (QR codes) in your application. Rather than spend weeks figuring out how to do this, why not see if someone has posted a package that creates QR codes? Start by entering a value in the search bar:
Related options will appear:
Or, click, to filter the possibilities even more:
When you choose a package to explore, more information appears. This information is written by the package author(s) so details vary.
Now, you can read the developer's instructions to discover how to use this package.
Now that you know what npm is, and a bit about how to use it, it's time to get started. Install npm. We look forward to seeing what you will create!
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Last modified February 24, 2020 Found a typo? Send a pull request!