The npm audit that cried wolf?

July 8, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

npm audit: Broken by Design — Dan says it best: “The way npm audit works is broken. Its rollout as a default after every npm install was rushed, inconsiderate, and inadequate for the front-end tooling.” Dan adopts an unusually snarky tone but does a good job of demonstrating why getting panicked about vulnerabilities as if they’re all as important as each other can be a bad thing.

Dan Abramov

TypeScript and Native ESM on Node.js — This topic comes up time and time again, and for good reason – it’s the way things are headed. Dr. Axel covers the essentials you need to know in order to use and produce native ECMAScript/ES modules on Node when using TypeScript.

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

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🛠 Code and Tools

zx 2.0: A Tool for Writing Better Shell Scripts — Tired of turning to bash, Python or Ruby to throw together a quick script? This makes it easier to do so from the JavaScript you know and love. We featured it just two months ago but v2.0 has just dropped.