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NODEJS Tutorial
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Node.js, a powerful runtime built on the V8 JavaScript engine, has revolutionized server-side development. One of its key strengths lies in its module system and the Node Package Manager (npm). In this guide, we’ll delve into the essentials of Modules and npm, exploring how they enhance the development workflow and contribute to the success of Node.js projects.

Understanding Modules in Node.js

What are Modules?

In Node.js, modules are a fundamental part of the architecture, allowing developers to organize code into reusable and maintainable pieces. We’ll explore the basics of creating, importing, and exporting modules.

CommonJS Modules vs. ES6 Modules

Node.js supports both CommonJS and ES6 module formats. We’ll discuss the differences between them, helping you choose the right approach for your project.

Creating Your Modules

Learn the step-by-step process of creating custom modules to encapsulate functionality and promote code reuse. We’ll cover best practices and conventions for structuring your module-based code.

Unleashing the Power of npm

Introduction to npm

Node Package Manager (npm) is the default package manager for Node.js, enabling developers to easily share and manage dependencies. Get acquainted with npm and its role in the Node.js ecosystem.

Installing and Managing Packages

Explore the npm CLI commands for installing, updating, and removing packages. We’ll also discuss the importance of package.json and how it serves as a manifest for your project.

Semantic Versioning

Understanding versioning is crucial when working with npm packages. We’ll delve into semantic versioning (SemVer) and guide you on how to declare dependencies effectively.

Exploring npm Scripts

npm allows you to define custom scripts in your package.json file. Discover how to leverage npm scripts for automating common development tasks, enhancing your project’s efficiency.

Advanced Topics

Scoped Packages

Learn about scoped packages and how they provide a way to namespace your packages, preventing naming conflicts and making your code more modular.

Publishing Your Packages

Take your skills to the next level by publishing your own packages on the npm registry. We’ll guide you through the process of creating, versioning, and sharing your modules with the global Node.js community.