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A Closer Look at npm

  • Take a look at npm's most starred packages on the npmjs website
  • Record your answers below
  • Bonus points: formatting this into a table

The 6 highest-starred npm packages are: lodash, request, chalk, react, express, commander

Library 1 Lodash


Lodash makes JavaScript easier by taking the hassle out of working with arrays, numbers, objects, strings, etc.

Total Downloads last month: 15+ million(weekly downloads)

Library 2 Request


Request is designed to be the simplest way possible to make http calls. It supports HTTPS and follows redirects by default.

Total Downloads last month: 13+ million weekly downloads

Library 3 Chalk


Terminal string styling done right

Total Downloads last month: 16+ millin weekly downloads

Library 4 React


React is a JavaScript library for creating user interfaces.

Total Downloads last month: 2+ million weekly downloads

Library 5 Express


The Express philosophy is to provide small, robust tooling for HTTP servers, making it a great solution for single page applications, web sites, hybrids, or public HTTP APIs.

Total Downloads last month: 5+ million weekly downloads