Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Getting Started with Yarn as a Package Manager, Brian Clark and John Papa explore Yarn, the fast and secure dependency management solution, proving to be a viable alternative to npm. Learn what Yarn is, how to get started with it, and conquer a few commands along the way. By the end of this course, you’ll have an understanding on how to effectively use Yarn and if it's right for your environment.
Course Overview Hi, I'm John Papa, and welcome to this Play by Play on Getting Started with Yarn as a Package Manager. Yarn is a new alternative to npm that is making a strong name for itself on the web as a great solution for fast and secure dependency management. This course will explain what Yarn is, how to use it, and how it compares to npm. Brian Clark explains how Yarn is fast, secure, and reliable. He shows how to install it and use Yarn's various features, including Yarn's commands, linking, and offline mirrors. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to get started quickly and effectively with Yarn.