Last week my latest Egghead.io course was launched entitled, Execute npm Package Binaries with the npx Package Runner . npx is a tool that comes baked in npm (if you have version 5.2 or above), that you may or may not know about. It’s a handy little utility that enables you to play around…

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Historically, the npm init command was soley used to create a new package.json file. However, as of version 6.1.0 , you can use a new feature of npm init called the <initializer> . The initializer you provide will determine how your new appilcation will be built. npm will prepend create…

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If your team is anything like the one I work with, everyone has their own preferred IDE that they use ( Sublime Text , Atom , WebStorm , Vim , Visual Studio Code , etc...) and although most of them have integrated linting support that doesn't guarantee all issues have been addressed before a…

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