Git vs. npm

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What is Git?

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

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.
Why do developers choose Git?
Why do you like Git?

Why do developers choose npm?
Why do you like npm?

What are the cons of using Git?
Downsides of Git?

What are the cons of using npm?
Downsides of npm?

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How much does Git cost?
How much does npm cost?
What companies use Git?
5171 companies on StackShare use Git
What companies use npm?
3366 companies on StackShare use npm
What tools integrate with Git?
72 tools on StackShare integrate with Git
What tools integrate with npm?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with npm

What are some alternatives to Git and npm?

  • Perforce - Self-hosted Version Control Software
  • Bitbucket - One place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private repositories.
  • C - One of the most widely used programming languages of all time
  • SVN (Subversion) - Enterprise-class centralized version control for the masses

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