Note (2019-04-23): The following was written at 4 AM after a long night of debugging Node and npm for a research project in grad school. While I’ve warmed up towards Node in the years since, dependency hell has only worsened. I’ve preserved this short rant for my own digital time capsule of a 20-something, stressed out me.
Node is garbage. Seriously. 99% of the doc modules don’t work.
dox-basic – carriage return in the shebang? Really?
Installing a nodejs module: It’s like Christmas day, and your parents have wrapped 32 boxes, but only one of them actually contains a present. The others are either empty or contain live badgers.