Inside NPM: Building and sharing JavaScript packages

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The default package manager for Node.js, NPM enables you to install, publish, manage, and distribute JavaScript code easily

The Node Package Manager, NPM, has become a powerful and important tool, supporting many different JavaScript frameworks -- including JQuery, AngularJS, and React JS. If you’re building JavaScript modules and want to share them with the world, NPM is the tool to use.

With a public registry for your code, NPM makes it easy to share code and ensure users can get updates quickly. With small NPM packages, the result is another set of tools for building modular code that’s simple to reuse across your applications, both server-side and client-side.

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