January 24th, 2022 × #javascript#nodejs#dependencies

Updating Project Dependencies

Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski discuss strategies and best practices for updating dependencies and managing breaking changes in a Node.js project.


In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about their process for updating project dependencies.

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Show Notes

  • 00:25 Weeeeelcome
  • 00:52 Sponsor: LogRocket
  • 01:29 Sponsor: Magic Bell
  • 03:32 What are dependencies?
  • 04:04 Wes updates all the things
  • 05:30 How to check if there are any updates
  • 07:05 Upgrade isolated, Minor deps first.
  • 09:16 Upgrade Minor groups after that
  • 09:56 Then upgrade Major dependencies
  • 14:47 Finally upgrade any stand along dependencies
  • 15:44 Test test test
  • 16:19 Watch error logging
  • 17:05 Pray

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