Binary package “npm” in ubuntu disco

package manager for Node.js

 Node.js is an event-based server-side javascript engine.
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 npm is the package manager for the Node JavaScript platform. It puts
 modules in place so that node can find them, and manages dependency
 conflicts intelligently.
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 It is extremely configurable to support a wide variety of use cases.
 Most commonly, it is used to publish, discover, install, and develop
 node programs.