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Discussion on: What is NPX?

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Matheus Gomes 👨‍💻 Author

I think this is a good way to install the packages, actually is the right way in my opinion. I think npx is more to try packages, and to use with cli, so we don't need to install every time someone wants to see your project.

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Yves Gurcan

Ah, that's right! Once I install the dependency, I write an npm script to run it and if it does not work for me I just remove the dependency and the script. I can see how npx would make it easier for me, as I wouldn't have to use that npm script intermediary when I'm figuring out how the package works. Nice.