How To Install The Latest Version of Node.js on Ubuntu

Here is a quick and easy way to install the latest version of Node.js on an Ubuntu system. As with many things in the JavaScript world there is more than one way to do this, but for getting up-and-going quickly it’s hard to beat n.

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Considerations When Choosing An NPM Package

NPM, the package manager for the JavaScript programming language, has become the largest package registry in the world with more than double the number of packages of the next largest registry. This doesn’t happen by accident. JavaScript is an incredibly popular programming language and NPM makes it easy for any JavaScript developer to publish his/her own packages. With such a large number of packages there is a high probability that we can find an existing solution to almost anything we need as developers. And in many cases we can find multiple packages to solve the same problem. When this happens here are some things I look at to help make a selection on what package to use.

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