Conquering npm shrinkwrap (in layman's terms)
We've all been there. You start with a simple app idea and get to work. With the vast number of packages available on npmjs.org, your dependency list begins to grow exponentially. You then hear about a neat npm CLI command called
What is it?
[Shrinkwrap] locks down the versions of a package's dependencies so that you can control exactly which versions of each dependency will be used when your package is installed. – npmjs