Quickly find the latest version of a package in npm.
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npm install npm-latest
|1||downloads in the last day|
|28||downloads in the last week|
|82||downloads in the last month|
|Last Published By|
|Version||0.2.0 last updated 9 hours ago|
|Keywords||npm, latest, version|
|Dependencies||colors, lodash, request, vcsurl|
Node.js - npm-latest
Quickly find the latest version of a package in
I often forget which package version I need to put as a dependency in my packages. Running
npm info [package] and then scrolling up scanning JSON became annoying.
Thanks to @timoxley for pointing out that a very viable alternative would be to just run:
npm install --save packagename@latest
It has the added bonus of updating your package.json file as well.
npm install -g npm-latest
express: latest: 3.0.0rc2 last updated: Fri Aug 03 2012 15:33:05 GMT-0500 (CDT) author: TJ Holowaychuk repo: git://github.com/visionmedia/express description: Sinatra inspired web development framework
Copyright 2012, JP Richardson email@example.com