This package manager for Node.js also functions as a command-line utility to interact with the npm online repository for NodeJS version administration, package installation, and dependency management. Thus the two interfaces are directly connected, and it is crucial to have Node.js installed to use npm.
What is NodeJS and npm?
Users can update or download the stable versions of NodeJS from the official Node.js website or the command line using Node Version Manager (nvm). Developers created nvm for Linux systems. However, users can install the nvm can be installed separately for Windows systems by the following steps:
- Users first visit the website: https://github.com/coreybutler/nvm-windows/releases
- From there, they will get the option "Latest," install and unzip the nvm-setup.zip file.
- For a successful installation, type nvm -v from cmd to ensure nvm gets installed.
Update the NodeJS Framework to the latest versions using nvm:
nvm install <version>
Check Nodeversion installed
node -v npm install 12.18.0
Run the above code to install the latest versions of NodeJS.
Users can check the versions of the NodeJS available in the system using the following command:
Users can use the desired version of NodeJS using the following command:
nvm use <version>
nvm use 12.18.0
Update the npm to the latest versions using nvm:
Users can use the following command to update the npm to the latest versions:
npm install -g npm
Users can also follow the other procedures to update the latest versions of npm:
The npm update command helps users update the current version.
npm update -g
Users can use the npm@latest command to update the Node Package Manager (npm). This command is as follows:
npm install npm@latest -g
Install the latest version of the node package:
Users can use the following command to install the latest version of Node:
nvm install node
nvm install --lts
How to check all the available versions of the package Node on the system?
Following this command will help to get all the versions of Node available on the system:
NodeJS is helpful to users when they interact with CPU-intensive applications. It is essential to note that when users download Node, they automatically get NPM.
Following the above steps and procedures can help users install and update NodeJS, npm through nvm according to their latest versions.