Category: Nodejs


What does npm start do in nodejs

When you issue the command npm start from the root directory of your nodejs project, node will look for a scripts object in your package.json file. If found, it will look for a script...


Scaling a basic nodejs application using clusters

Nodejs derives its power from the asynchronous nature of javascript. However, the language also has one major caveat – its single threaded nature. This directly impacts the scalability in nodejs applications because if some...


What is npm shrinkwrap and when is it needed

The npm shrinkwrap command lets you lock down the version numbers all the packages and their descendant packages in your node_modules directory. Lets examine why and when you should be using this command in...

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