Why the Yarn Release Generated SO Much Buzz

If you’re a JavaScript programmer, you’ve heard something about Yarn these last few weeks. Yarn’s release generated a lot of conversation and activity very quickly. Just look at Node Source’s chart tracking the amount of activity on GitHub around Yarn the first three days it was out: Most tools don’t usually generate this much adoption …

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Rapid API Experiments: Replacing npm with Yarn

We recently installed Yarn as our dependency manager as an experiment. Despite the hype around Yarn, we weren’t expecting a dramatic difference in performance from npm. However, we saw the following results pretty much immediately. Reduced build time from 7 minutes to 2.5 minutes Installed with a single line of code No major bugs, no …

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