Accordingly, Friedman also made the promise that NPM would continue to be available and always free of charge for those who access the publicly accessible NPM registry on a daily basis. After the acquisition is complete, Github plans to invest in the registry infrastructure and platform to ensure that NPM remains fast, reliable and scalable. In addition, the company wants to approach NPM users to ask them for ideas and support for the future of NPM.
More security: Github wants to integrate NPM
In addition, the user experience should be improved. The work on the NPM-v7-CLI is to be continued. This remains free and open source, says Friedman. Work will also continue on the workspaces. There are also plans to improve multi-factor authentication. Unsurprisingly, Github and NPM should be closely interlinked. The focus here is on security in the open source environment.
NPM founder Isaac Z. Schlueter said that he saw the takeover as an opportunity to do things with more time, resources and less stress that he could only dream of before. There are good reasons to believe that everything will be better now. After all, NPM now has not only the largest developer community in the world behind it, but also one of the largest corporations in the world.
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