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Private npm repository setup for nexus

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Private npm repository setup for nexus

npm has become the standard dependency management software for javascript. Dependencies are configured inside a package.json configuration file and downloaded from the public registry https://www.npmjs.com/. Publishing to a public repository is an option for open source projects, but not for private packages. npmjs.com offers commercial solutions to manage private packages, the price range is between 7…

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The evolution of JavaScript

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The evolution of JavaScript

ECMAscript This article gives a short overview about the Ecmascript history and the changes since Ecmascript 2015. “Ecmascript sounds like a skin disease [eczema]” Brendan Eich, original developer of JavaScript   In short, EcmaScript is the specification, JavaScript is one implementation of the specification (JScript is/was another).   But let’s start from the beginning: JavaScript…

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