volta VS nvm for Windows

Compare volta vs nvm for Windows and see what are their differences.


Volta: JS Toolchains as Code. ⚑ (by volta-cli)

nvm for Windows

A node.js version management utility for Windows. Ironically written in Go. (by coreybutler)
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volta nvm for Windows
32 18
4,591 18,201
9.5% -
7.1 7.4
3 days ago 10 days ago
Rust Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of volta. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-22.

nvm for Windows

Posts with mentions or reviews of nvm for Windows. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-18.
  • Installing and using Tailwind CSS 3.0
    3 projects | dev.to | 18 Nov 2021
    Access the nvm-windows repository, and on the right side, where it says Releases, click on the one that appears, which should be the last.
  • Help to uninstall this script
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/PowerShell | 15 Nov 2021
    I think I have done a terrible mistake, I was looking for a Node Version Manager (for Windows) to use without elevated terminal and find this one : https://github.com/jchip/nvm but also having this one : https://github.com/coreybutler/nvm-windows installed
  • Why You Should Use NVM (Node Version Manager) and How to Install It
    2 projects | dev.to | 23 Oct 2021
    If you happen to use Windows you can install it at NVM for windows which is developed by Corey Butler, download the nvm-setup.zip file.
  • Set Up Windows for Node.js Development with NVM
    2 projects | dev.to | 15 Oct 2021
    Now, instead of installing node.js from the official website, we should install the Node Version Manager and download node versions from there. In case you already have node installed this should not be a major problem as NVM will overwrite any node-related environment variables and symlinks, but I'd recommend you to uninstall it anyway as this process will render the current installation completely useless. Go to the NVM for windows project page and download the latest available version's nvm-setup.zip from the releases page. Note that this is not the same as the UNIX-based NVM project, although it is functionally equivalent. "Similar, not identical" as the project itself discloses. Unzip the folder's contents and run nvm-setup.exe. You'll be prompted to agree with the project's terms of use (currently it's the MIT License), then the installer will ask where to install nvm, which will also be the same location as the downloaded node versions and their globally-enabled packages; the roaming app data folder under your current user should be perfectly fine. However, you'll then be prompted to indicate where to keep the node.js symlink, and (at least in versions up to 1.1.8) there's a catch: you cannot keep the symlink under a path which contains whitespaces, and unfortunately the default installation path (currently C:\Program Files\nodejs) steps right into this trap.
  • How to configure TypeScript environment?
    1 project | dev.to | 5 Sep 2021
    Open this link in your browser and download nvm-setup.zip for the most recent release.
  • Guide to NW.js versions
    3 projects | dev.to | 14 Aug 2021
    Windows 8+ - nvm-windows
  • Made a calculator in discord because I apparently don't value my free time (repost after some tweaks)
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/discordapp | 13 Aug 2021
    That link is only for Mac and Linux tho, here's an alternative if you're using windows. It's not exactly the same but gets the job done very well
  • Node Version Manager (nvm) for Windows
    5 projects | dev.to | 7 Aug 2021
    tl;dr Similar (not identical) to nvm, but for Windows. Has an installer. Download Now! This has always been a node version manager, not an io.js manager, so there is no back-support for io.js. However, node 4+ is supported. Remember when running nvm install or nvm use, you must have Windows administrative rights (to create symlinks).
  • windows for coding?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/node | 11 Jul 2021
    If you want to do node development on Windows, I would recommend at minimum nvm-windows, Windows Terminal and PowerShell 7+. Once you get past knowing your way around PowerShell instead of bash you should be mostly fine.
  • How to use node version manager (nvm for windows) to handle different node-versions
    1 project | dev.to | 16 Jun 2021
    Go to nvm-windows github repo and download the zip-file containing the installation wizard.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing volta and nvm for Windows you can also consider the following projects:

nvs - Node Version Switcher - A cross-platform tool for switching between versions and forks of Node.js

nvm - Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions

nodist - Natural node.js and npm version manager for windows.

nodeenv - Virtual environment for Node.js & integrator with virtualenv

n - Node version management

asdf - Extendable version manager with support for Ruby, Node.js, Elixir, Erlang & more

fnm - πŸš€ Fast and simple Node.js version manager, built in Rust

nushell - A new type of shell

nodenv - Manage multiple NodeJS versions.

nave - Virtual Environments for Node