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JavaScript npm Basics (retiring) Installing Packages with npm Managing Dependencies in the package.json File

Where are NPM packages downloaded?

I'm working locally on my own computer, not work spaces. When I downloaded the bcrypt package, it didn't show up in my project files. Where would this be downloaded to by default?

1 Answer

Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
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The bcrypt package will be downloaded to inside the node_modules folder which lives in the same directory as your package.json.

├── node_modules
│   ├── bcrypt
└── package.json