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JavaScript npm Basics (retiring) Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm Uninstalling Packages with npm

Jivansh Bakshi
Jivansh Bakshi
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npm uninstall removed dependencies from package.json file

i the video andrew said npm uinstall will remove the package from node_modules folder but in here my workspace it removed the package from package.json file too. Whats going on ??

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Joseph Turner
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Joseph Turner
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I noticed the same thing and did a little bit of Googling. I can't explain why ours isn't working the same way as the video, but typing the --no-save Removed Colors from the Modules folder but kept the dependency.

npm uninstall colors --no-save