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npm find npm

Easily search and sort npm packages from the command line.


npm install npm-find -g
npm-find mongodb --sort downloads

Would display (among many others):

Example Search


  • -s, --sort <field>: Sort by name, maintainers, downloads or version. Defaults to downloads.
    • Prefix any field with a - to reverse the sort.
  • -u, --update: Updates the local cache before the search. May be slow.