Node_modules: The Truth Revealed


#1

Now that we’re all happily leveraging npm with our Meteor apps, let’s sit back and enjoy a bit of node_modules research …

I Peeked Into My Node_Modules Directory And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next


#2

While that is certainly taking the piss, it actually adresses an issue I had right from the start:

Dependencies as sub-directories in the dependant’s directory.

Whoever thought this to be a good idea really needs to have his head examined.


#3

Why? I like my dependency trees long and hard to delete. Oh no, I didn’t…


#4

Yeah, it’s satire. Doesn’t NPM 3 use references instead of nesting now anyway?


#5

Didn’t realise how right this was till I read the rest of the comments… gotta love those serious replies :sweat_smile:

Also: https://github.com/babel/babel/pull/3641 :sunglasses: