1. Speed Racer: Who Wins The Race?
When it comes to speed, yarn takes the lead. Its parallel installation feature allows packages to be fetched simultaneously, resulting in quicker installations. Yarn’s fast cache system also contributes to its swiftness. However, npm has been continuously working on improving its performance, and with recent updates, it has narrowed the speed gap significantly. So, while yarn currently holds the speed crown, npm is a viable contender for developers looking for faster package installation.
2. Reliability and Stability: The Backbone of Package Management
3. User Experience: The Interface Matters
4. Community and Ecosystem: Birds of a Feather Flock Together