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What is Browserify-CDN?

Browsers don't have the require method defined, but Node.js does. With Browserify you can write code that uses require in the same way that you would use it in Node.

What is npm?

npm is the command-line interface to the npm ecosystem. It is battle-tested, surprisingly flexible, and used by hundreds of thousands of JavaScript developers every day.

What is Yarn?

Yarn caches every package it downloads so it never needs to again. It also parallelizes operations to maximize resource utilization so install times are faster than ever.
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          What are some alternatives to Browserify-CDN, npm, and Yarn?
          Browserify
          Browserify lets you require('modules') in the browser by bundling up all of your dependencies.
          RequireJS
          RequireJS loads plain JavaScript files as well as more defined modules. It is optimized for in-browser use, including in a Web Worker, but it can be used in other JavaScript environments, like Rhino and Node. It implements the Asynchronous Module API. Using a modular script loader like RequireJS will improve the speed and quality of your code.
          Bower
          Bower is a package manager for the web. It offers a generic, unopinionated solution to the problem of front-end package management, while exposing the package dependency model via an API that can be consumed by a more opinionated build stack. There are no system wide dependencies, no dependencies are shared between different apps, and the dependency tree is flat.
          Component
          Component's philosophy is the UNIX philosophy of the web - to create a platform for small, reusable components that consist of JS, CSS, HTML, images, fonts, etc. With its well-defined specs, using Component means not worrying about most frontend problems such as package management, publishing components to a registry, or creating a custom build process for every single app.
          pip
          It is the package installer for Python. You can use pip to install packages from the Python Package Index and other indexes.
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          Decisions about Browserify-CDN, npm, and Yarn
          Tim Abbott
          Tim Abbott
          Founder at Zulip · | 5 upvotes · 19K views
          atZulipZulip
          Yarn
          Yarn
          npm
          npm
          Node.js
          Node.js

          I have mixed feelings on the Yarn/npm/Node.js ecosystem. We use it for Zulip, because you basically have to in order to have a modern JavaScript toolchain. And I like that Yarn lets us pin dependency versions out of the box for predictability in our production releases; we have to do significant work for the Python version of this feature.

          But one also deals with broken third-party dependencies uploaded to npm way too often (even ignoring the malicious packages issues that have gotten a lot of press of late). And one mostly has to use nvm in order to pin a specific version of node itself in a maintainable way, and nvm is a mess.

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          Russel Werner
          Russel Werner
          Lead Engineer at StackShare · | 5 upvotes · 10.7K views
          atStackShareStackShare
          Yarn
          Yarn
          npm
          npm

          We use Yarn because at the time we decided to adopt it, npm had some missing features and issues. We like the speed and determinism provided by Yarn. We could probably use npm at this point, but we have no real reason to switch from Yarn. If you have a convincing argument to switch from npm to Yarn please leave a comment on this decision!

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          Johnny Bell
          Johnny Bell
          Senior Software Engineer at StackShare · | 17 upvotes · 630.8K views
          Webpack
          Webpack
          Node.js
          Node.js
          Yarn
          Yarn
          npm
          npm
          Babel
          Babel
          Prettier
          Prettier
          ESLint
          ESLint
          #ES6
          #ES5

          So when starting a new project you generally have your go to tools to get your site up and running locally, and some scripts to build out a production version of your site. Create React App is great for that, however for my projects I feel as though there is to much bloat in Create React App and if I use it, then I'm tied to React, which I love but if I want to switch it up to Vue or something I want that flexibility.

          So to start everything up and running I clone my personal Webpack boilerplate - This is still in Webpack 3, and does need some updating but gets the job done for now. So given the name of the repo you may have guessed that yes I am using Webpack as my bundler I use Webpack because it is so powerful, and even though it has a steep learning curve once you get it, its amazing.

          The next thing I do is make sure my machine has Node.js configured and the right version installed then run Yarn. I decided to use Yarn because when I was building out this project npm had some shortcomings such as no .lock file. I could probably move from Yarn to npm but I don't really see any point really.

          I use Babel to transpile all of my #ES6 to #ES5 so the browser can read it, I love Babel and to be honest haven't looked up any other transpilers because Babel is amazing.

          Finally when developing I have Prettier setup to make sure all my code is clean and uniform across all my JS files, and ESLint to make sure I catch any errors or code that could be optimized.

          I'm really happy with this stack for my local env setup, and I'll probably stick with it for a while.

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          Yarn
          Yarn

          p.s.

          I am not sure about the performance of the latest version of npm, whether it is different from my understanding of it below. Because I use npm very rarely when I had the following knowledge.

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          I use Yarn because, first, yarn is the first tool to lock the version. Second, although npm also supports the lock version, when you use npm to lock the version, and then use package-lock.json on other systems, package-lock.json Will be modified. You understand what I mean, when you deploy projects based on Git...

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          Mark Nelissen
          Mark Nelissen
          CTO at Gemsotec bvba · | 4 upvotes · 2.9K views
          React
          React
          TypeScript
          TypeScript
          Yarn
          Yarn
          npm
          npm

          I use npm because I also mainly use React and TypeScript. Since several typings (from DefinitelyTyped) depend on the React typings, Yarn tends to mess up which leads to duplicate libraries present (different versions of the same type definition), which hinders the Typescript compiler. Npm always resolves to a single version per transitive dependency. At least that's my experience with both.

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          Jason Barry
          Jason Barry
          Cofounder at FeaturePeek · | 4 upvotes · 20.7K views
          atFeaturePeekFeaturePeek
          Flow (JS)
          Flow (JS)
          TypeScript
          TypeScript
          React
          React
          JavaScript
          JavaScript
          Sublime Text
          Sublime Text
          Babel
          Babel
          Yarn
          Yarn
          npm
          npm
          #Frontend

          I think our #Frontend stack is pretty standard – but we have taken some deviations from a typical modern stack:

          • Flow (JS) instead of TypeScript. Flow was an easy choice 2+ years ago, as both flow and React were (and still are) maintained by Facebook. Today, it seems that the JavaScript community has settled on TypeScript as the winner. For new projects, I'd choose TS, but I don't see the point in migrating an existing project from flowtype to TS, when the end result will be roughly the same. Sure, memory usage is a bit high, and every now and then I have to kill some zombie processes, but our text editors (Sublime Text), CI scripts, and Babel are already set up to take advantage of the type safety that flow offers. When/if the React team writes React itself in TS, then I'll take a closer look – until then, flow works for us.

          • Yarn instead of npm. When yarn debuted, we never looked back. Now npm has pretty much caught up with speed and lockfiles, but yarn gives me confidence that my dependency installs are deterministic. Really interested in the plug-n-play (PnP) feature that removes the need for a node_modules folder, but haven't implemented this yet.

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          StackShare Editors
          StackShare Editors
          Node.js
          Node.js
          npm
          npm
          Yarn
          Yarn

          From a StackShare Community member: “I’m a freelance web developer (I mostly use Node.js) and for future projects I’m debating between npm or Yarn as my default package manager. I’m a minimalist so I hate installing software if I don’t need to- in this case that would be Yarn. For those who made the switch from npm to Yarn, what benefits have you noticed? For those who stuck with npm, are you happy you with it?"

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          How developers use Browserify-CDN, npm, and Yarn
          Avatar of lispur
          lispur uses npmnpm

          Utilize npm private module to package shared library for different React / React Native clients. Shareable code goes here. Basically deliver Redux Store with Firebase integration and business logic in a library. Each React app utilizes this while delivering a device/target specific UI.

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          Refractal uses npmnpm

          If you're using Node or Gulp, you can't help but use NPM in some form or another. Fortunately that's never a bad thing with the massive package repository and glowing ecosystem making it a breeze to work with.

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          Mick Dekkers uses YarnYarn

          Yarn is a wonderful alternative to the built-in npm command-line interface. Dependency installation is crazy fast, because it caches every package and performs operations in parallel.

          Avatar of Volkan Özçelik
          Volkan Özçelik uses YarnYarn

          I prefer yarn instead of npm.

          Both npm and yarn work great.

          I don’t see any overwhelming reason to choose one over another.

          I just like yarn, that’s it.

          Avatar of Oomba
          Oomba uses npmnpm

          We manages all of our packages, including Angular JS through npm. It is a very quick way of downloading / installing packages into your project.

          Avatar of Andrew Gatenby
          Andrew Gatenby uses npmnpm

          It's the front-end version of Composer, so is pretty essential to pull in packages that can be tracked and kept up to date.

          Avatar of InstaGIS
          InstaGIS uses npmnpm

          Manage dependencies such as grunt and all its plugins. Also, in the API server, manages Loopbacks dependencies and ours.

          Avatar of Ambar
          Ambar uses YarnYarn

          We use it in every JS project. Blazing fast package manager for node.js. Easy to use in Docker containers

          Avatar of Coolfront Technologies
          Coolfront Technologies uses YarnYarn

          Used in Coolfront Mobile and "Charlie" (flat rate search engine) as packaging mechanism.

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          IVS uses YarnYarn

          We tend to stick to npm, yarn is only a fancy alternative, not 10x better.

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