The Basics of Package.json in Node.js and npm
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package.json is used as what equates to a manifest about applications, modules, packages, and more – it’s a tool to that’s used to make modern development streamlined, modular, and efficient.
As a developer in the Node.js ecosystem, understanding the basics of
package.json is one of the first steps to really kicking off your development experience with Node.js.