Working with Packages and Libraries in ASP.NET Core

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  • Puts Debuggerer

    Ruby library for improved puts debugging, automatically displaying bonus useful information such as source line number and source code.

    npm is one of the world’s largest repository of client-side libraries and packages from where developers can download and install different open source libraries published and shared by other developers. Npm is a subsidiary of Github and is considered a default package manager for JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. They also provide a command line tool (CLI) to developers for publishing and downloading third party libraries. In the past, the npm was used to be the package manager for just Node.js but now it is used by developers of other platforms and technologies as well.

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    If you don’t want to use npm in your project, then Microsoft has another tool for you called Library manager (LibMan). LibMan is a lightweight tool for downloading libraries and packages from the files system or content delivery networks (CDN). Currently the tool support CDNs such as CDNJS, jsDelivr, unpkg. Just like npm, this tool can also be used from the command line or from within Visual Studio.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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