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Must Know NPM Commands

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NPM List

List installed packages

npm list

or

npm ls

To list globally installed packages

npm list -g

or

npm ls -g

NPM Outdated

Check for outdated packages

npm outdated

Check for outdated global packages

npm outdated -g

Search for packages

npm search @tailwindcss

NPM Search Results

NPM Prune

Remove unneeded packages

npm prune

NPM Run

List package scripts

npm run

Listed NPM Package Scripts

NPM Install Latest

Install the latest version of a package

npm install tailwindcss@latest

Update NPM

Update to the latest NPM version

npm install npm@latest -g

NPM Audit

Run a security audit on installed packages

npm audit

NPM CI

Install a project with a clean slate

Command is similar to npm install but runs faster. Needs to have package-lock.json otherwise command will fail. Removes node_modules before running.

npm ci
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