npm Cheatsheet

1. Install npm package

npm install jquery --save

2. Update an npm package

npm update jquery --save

3. Remove a package

npm uninstall jquery --save

4. Install the specified version of the npm package

npm install jquery@2.2.4 --save

5. npm update to latest

npm install npm@latest -g

6. npm downgrade version

npm install npm@4 -g

7. Quickly delete node_modules

npm install rimraf -g
rimraf node_modules

8. Error: Node Sass could not find a binding for your current environment: Windows 64-bit with Node.js 8.x How to deal with it?

npm rebuild node-sass
npm update

9. Error: npm ERR! Error: EPERM: operation not permitted, rename how to deal with it?

Run cmd in administrator mode

10. Use Taobao Mirror

  1. Temporary use
npm --registry install koa
  1. Long-lasting use
npm config set registry
  1. Via cnpm
npm install -g cnpm --registry=

11. Use official mirrors

npm config set registry

12. View npm source address

npm config get registry