10 NPM packages to accelerate your code journey in 2022
Coming back with a special 2022 update for this top npm packages in our series about the best productivity tools for developers! After a selection of our favorite VS Code Extension and the Typescript must have extensions we are turning toward Node JS recommendations. You know the Ponicode philosophy, it’s all about boosting developers' lives and we shortlisted for you 10 npm packages to accelerate your next projects
Their goal is to help developers solve their data-related issues thanks to flexible data model and unified query interface for any use case. This allows you to ship and iterate 3 to 5 times faster in any environment.
3,5M weekly downloads
npm install mongodb
It is the no-brainer you need to use multiple modeules in your project. This tool can divide, pack up and assign code in JS, CSSS & HTML according to your preferences. No need to work on locations and performances now.
22M weekly downloads
npm install –save-dev webpack
Managing utilities can rapidly become overwhelming, Bower makes sure you stay in control by managing components. It categorizes every packages you are using, runs constant checks for any potential risks and helps in updating as well.
344K weekly downloads
npm install -g bower
Carrying on with a security package, Passport. The purpose ito authenticate requests which is done through a large set of plugins called strategies. The API is quiet user-friendly with only a request to authenticate to send to Passport which will then provide hooks to manage what occurs depending on authentication succeeding or failing.
1,5M weekly downloads
express connect authentication
npm i passport
Sending an email within your apps is often a sensitive tasks, Nodemailer secures email management for your end users to have access to a safe space for emails.
2M weekly downloads
npm i nodemailer
This is a very useful template engine formerly known as Jade ans was specifically designed for Node. Thanks to template engine, you can save yourself the trouble of writing difficult HTML and JS lines of code.
1,4M weekly downloads
karma html jade template
npm i pug
Another great package to focus on coding and stop handling the tedious side of your project. Grunt enables you to automate a wide range of tasks including code linting or compiling related tasks. They have a range of plugins to explore and you can also create your own plugin if there is a task they haven’t covered yet.
If you want a hint, here are the top 5 most popular task they support at the moment
- clean files and folders
- run predefined tasks whenever watch file patterns are added, changed or deleted
- copy files and folders
- concatenate files
700,000 weekly downloads
Automation, task automation, code optimization, developer augmentation
npm install -g grunt-cli
And if you're looking for a more user-friendly, add-free and straightforward way to minify JSS & CSS, Website Planet has been heartily recommended by a member of our community, Selena, thanks for sharing 😇
500,000+ weekly downloads
lint, bug, debugging, syntax error
npm i jshint
40,500,000 weekly downloads
JS library, utility library, Lodash
npm i iodash
That's a wrap on our list of the best npm packages to boost your development experience in 2022. Hopefully you found a few new tools to enhance your coding journey 😉
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