Using npm within NodeRun

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A straightforward demo of how to use other npm packages on NodeRun!


Last updated on January 16, 2020

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This space demonstrates the use of Node Package Manager (npm) from NodeRun. npm is the world's largest software registry of reusable packages. In this example, I use a simple package named 'num2fraction' that can translate a decimal value into a fraction.

Installing npm Packages

The easiest way to manage npm packages is to use the Install npm Packages menu option under the Server menu. With this option, you can add or remove packages in a point and click manner.

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Alternatively, you can start a terminal session and use the npm command line interface to install, update, and uninstall packages.

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Using npm Packages

To utilize an npm package within your code, simply use the Node.js require() API.

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Nice and simple! Love it.

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