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:
Section titled Install
npm-check-updates is a
npm install -g npm-check-updates
Check for available updatesSection titled Check for available updates
ncu (as in npm-check-update) to list updatable packages:
Automate update for all packagesSection titled Automate update for all 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.
Don't forget to actually update the installed packagesSection titled Don't forget to actually update the installed packages
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:
Section titled What about
npm-check-update because its default behavior prevents accidental modification of the
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