See what's planned for npm

GitHub is acquiring npm

The package manager npm was initally released ten years ago and is used by millions of JavaScript developers today. It is now being acquired by GitHub—which itself was purchased by Microsoft two years ago. What does this latest step mean for npm users? Let’s take a closer look.

How much is too much?

npm news: Public registry acceptable use limits set

While 99.9% of npm’s public registry users fall within the range of acceptable use, the outliers will have to take action by either limiting their requests or purchasing the Enterprise edition. The new, clarified rules of npm’s acceptable use are listed on their blog and will be enforced starting this month, September 2019.

State of the JavaScript tools universe in review

New users pick Vue over React, report shows

The npm team released a report that presents the state of JavaScript in review for 2018 and gives some predictions for 2019. In this article, we will review some of the highlights, namely the state of JavaScript tooling. Are users satisfied the current state of JavaScript tools? Which tool do they use most?

Time to unpack some boxes

Change your bookmarks: npm has moved!

It’s time to update your bookmarks: the npm forums have moved! The popular package manager is moving away from GitHub and npm has a new forum for bug reports and support.

Highlights from the 2017 State of JavaScript report

How is JavaScript used across industries?

We have already discussed the overall results of the 2017 State of JavaScript report some months ago. But the data is so rich that analysis can go on forever! This time we have a quick look at some highlights concerning the usage of JavaScript across different industries.

Trivial pursuit

How well do you know your npm trivia?

It’s time for another programming pub quiz! This week, we’re testing your knowledge about npm. Do you know everything there is to know about this package manager for Node.js and other JavaScript projects?