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Various types of nodejs global package registry

While npmjs.com is the most widely used and recognized package registry for JavaScript and Node.js, it is not the only global package registry. Several other registries and services exist for managing and distributing JavaScript packages. Here are some notable alternatives:

1. Yarn

2. GitHub Packages

3. Artifactory

4. Verdaccio

5. Azure Artifacts

6. Nexus Repository

7. Private npm Registries

Comparison and Use Cases

Example: Setting Up a Private npm Registry with Verdaccio

Here is a basic example of how you can set up a private npm registry using Verdaccio:

  1. Install Verdaccio:

    npm install -g verdaccio
    
  2. Run Verdaccio:

    verdaccio
    
  3. Configure npm to Use Verdaccio: Update your npm configuration to use Verdaccio as the registry:

    npm set registry http://localhost:4873/
    
  4. Publish a Package to Verdaccio:

    npm publish
    
  5. Install a Package from Verdaccio:

    npm install your-package-name
    
Published on: Jul 08, 2024, 10:09 PM  
 

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