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A list of obscure and beloved npm packages, selected by the staff at npm


Download node at and install it, if you haven't already.

npm install npm-collection-staff-picks --save


  • backoff: Fibonacci and exponential backoffs.
  • bistre: A command-line tool and module for printing colourful bole logs.
  • blade: Blade - HTML Template Compiler, inspired by Jade & Haml
  • bole: A tiny JSON logger
  • cheerio: Tiny, fast, and elegant implementation of core jQuery designed specifically for the server
  • dashdash: A light, featureful and explicit option parsing library.
  • inquirer: A collection of common interactive command line user interfaces.
  • json: a 'json' command for massaging and processing JSON on the command line
  • must: Testing and assertion library with friendly BDD syntax — Many expressive matchers and is test runner and framework agnostic. Follows RFC 2119 with its use of MUST. Good and well tested stuff.
  • nearley: Simple Earley parsing for JS
  • p-promise: A simple Promises/A+ library.
  • package-json-to-readme: Generate a from package.json contents
  • replify: Easily add a REPL to your Node.js app.
  • replpad: Pipes content of files to a node repl whenever they change and adds many more features to enable a highly interactive coding experience.
  • shimmer: Safe(r) monkeypatching for JavaScript.
  • sprintf-js: JavaScript sprintf implementation
  • stackup: Long stack traces based on async listeners
  • standard-error: Tiny library that simplifies subclassing and inheriting from Error while keeping the correct name and stack. Also supports constructing from an object of properties. Saves you from boilerplate.
  • superagent: elegant & feature rich browser / node HTTP with a fluent API
  • zeroclipboard: The ZeroClipboard library provides an easy way to copy text to the clipboard using an invisible Adobe Flash movie and a JavaScript interface.

Dev Dependencies

  • backfill: Download package.json dependency data to meta.json
  • find-root: find the closest package.json
  • pkgs: Fetch npm registry metadata for a list of npm package names



Generated by package-json-to-readme


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