Updating npm packages versions in package.json
I chose to use
npm-check-updates to check for available updates of packages in my
package.json files, and it always works without issues, so I guess I can recommend it.
I'm also using this as a reminder for my own use… 😁
Here are the steps:
npm-check-updates is a
npm install -g npm-check-updates
ncu (as in npm-check-update) to list updatable packages:
If everything looks fine, update all package versions in your
package.json file at once:
If you have doubts about at least one of the package versions, update your
package.json file manually to test the results progressively.
npm-check-updates "only" updates the version numbers in your
You now have to really install them.
Make sure current version of your
package-lock.json file is versioned (for any rollback need), then run:
npm-check-update because its default behavior prevents accidental modification of the
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