Cortex is an npm-like package manager for the web.

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Cortex is a package manager for the web with a bunch of end-to-end integrated frontend solutions to make your websites better, including:

  • frontend package management with version control;
  • compatible backend solutions for JAVA and node.js;
  • development environment for your entire workflow;
  • CI solutions to support multiple testing environment simultaneously;
  • global registry service;
  • CDN solutions.

With Cortex, we write web modules exactly the same as we do with node.js, with no Module/Wrappings, no AMD, etc.

Cortex is designed and maintained for large websites and collaborative development and is also convenient for small projects.


First, you need to install node (>= 0.8.0), then run the following command in your command line:

npm install -g cortex


Just visit the wiki project: cortexjs/wiki.

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