Lesser Known Github Repositories & Node Modules You Should Know About
Save yourself lot’s of time and energy by importing the right modules in your app and workflow. These time savers are some of the best of the best on Github and NPM - familiarize yourself with them.
|JSON Server||Get a full fake REST API with zero coding in less than 30 seconds (seriously)|
|Super Agent||Get a full fake REST API with zero coding in less than 30 seconds (seriously)|
|Passport||Simple, unobtrusive authentication for Node.js.|
|Colors||get colors in your node.js console|
|Faker||Generate massive amounts of fake contextual data|
|Awesome Vue||A curated list of awesome things related to Vue.js|
|Cheerio||Tiny, fast, and elegant implementation of core jQuery designed specifically for the server|
|Marked||A markdown parser and compiler. Built for speed.|
|Spectre||Spectre.css - a lightweight, responsive and modern CSS framework.|
|Megaboilerplate||Handcrafted starter projects, optimized for simplicity and ease of use.|
|States & Fates||This document helps clarify the different adjectives surrounding promises, by dividing them up into two categories: states and fates.|
|Chalk||Handcrafted starter projects, optimized for simplicity and ease of use.|
You won’t find the usuals in the list, like body-parser, nodemon, mocha, grunt, nodemailer, nodemon, jshint, connect, express. I thought it would be cool not to focus on mainstream stuff.
You can use small focused modules for reusability, flexibility and that are easier to reason about to then build more advanced things upon.