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Cross-platform Desktop Application Development: Electron, Node, NW.js, and React by Dmitry Sheiko

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Node Package Manager

Nowadays, Node Package Manager (npm) is one of the most demanded gadgets in the web developer tool belt. It's a command-line utility connected with the corresponding online repository of packages and is capable of package installation, version management, and dependency management. So, when we need a package (library, framework, and module), we will check whether it's available in the npm repository and run npm to bring it into our project. It not only downloads the package, it also resolves its dependencies and does it pretty smartly. Furthermore, npm is pretty handy as an automation tool. We can set various command-line tasks to refer any of the locally installed packages by name. The npm tool will find the executable ...

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