Originally published on the Trilon Blog on Aug 7, 2019.
Whenever we work on a new project we need to run npm install, but how often do we think about the toll this takes on our hard-drive?
A single node_modules folder can take up anywhere from 200+ megabytes of space (sometimes 1GB+ !).
Now take a look at your github/ folder, or wherever else you're storing the majority of your projects, and you can start to see where some of your free hard-drive space has gone!
I recently tweeted about this, as it's something I use every few months and wanted to share with others who might have ran into the ...