by Zell Liew
The best time to npm init
When should you
Most developers run
npm init right after creating and navigating into a new project.
It makes sense to
npm init at the start of the project because we use npm to download dependencies. Once we
npm init, we can begin downloading (and saving) our dependencies.
For most projects, this workflow works.
But if you’re creating an open source project, the best time to
npm init is slightly later. If you
npm init right after creating and navigating into the project, you’ll miss out a few…