NPM, hosted at npmjs.com, is a repository for storing open-source libraries, frameworks, and packages that anyone can publish to, and anyone can download from. This has great packages in it like ReactJS, Okta, DataDog, Material, Luxon, and many, many more.
If you’re the creator of one of these, I hope this doesn’t hurt your feelings… too much.
upper-case and lower-case
Initial thought might be “well this seems helpful” and I’m sure it is, but do you need a package for this? Take a few seconds and look at the code. Are you telling me you can’t include this one line of code in your project? Maybe development isn’t for you, along with the 20 million developers who download this weekly. How does this happen?
is-odd and is-even
These little packages tell you if a number is even or odd. Yea, that’s it. Apparently there are 700,000 developers a week who can’t figure this out.
true and false
That’s it, I quit being a developer. These little packages simply return a
true or a
false and have been downloaded nearly 2,000 times a week. Why…
Does literally nothing. According to its documentation, it’s fast! I really hope this is a joke, or a test for developers, and 1,000 of us failed, each week.
Who thought “how do I write a condition in node” and then installed a library for it? 611 developers a week have…
This one is interesting… No read me, no GitHub link, has over 550 downloads a week. I want to know what it does but I refuse to install it. Have you?
Not all is lost
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