Play by Play: Getting Started with Yarn as a Package Manager

In this course, you’ll learn about Yarn, the new alternative to npm that is making a strong name for itself, how to use it, and how it compares to npm.
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(39)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 15, 2017
Duration
45m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(39)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 15, 2017
Duration
45m
Description

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.

About the author
About the author

John Papa is a Principal Developer Advocate with Microsoft and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director, and MVP programs.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

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.