Bundling a node module on github

Sometimes you need a quick and dirty way to share a node module. Just ran through this and thought I’d post it.

The easiest way to share a module is via github.

  1. Package the module
  2. Upload to git
  3. Install with url

Package the module

To package your module, set your entrypoint in package.json, and make sure you export the package however you’d like it to be consumed.

Upload it Git

Push it up to git like always

Install with url

To install via cli

npm i git+ssh://git@github.com/<author>/<repo>.git --save

Or add to package.json

"your-package-name": "git+ssh://git@github.com/<author>/<repo>.git",
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