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Use npm query and jq to dig into your package dependencies [5:32-min. video]
Elijah Manor uses jq to “further take the data from npm query and manipulate the results”. More information on these commands:
  • npm query (quoting The GitHub Blog): “npm query is a new top-level command as of npm v8.16.0 which accepts a Dependency Selector (as defined in the Dependency Selector Syntax Specification) and returns a filtered JSON Array/NodeList of dependencies from your project.”
  • jq (quoting jq’s website): “jq is like sed for JSON data - you can use it to slice and filter and map and transform structured data with the same ease that sed, awk, grep and friends let you play with text.”

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