Using npm link to use node modules that are "in progress"

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It is some times convenient, even necessary, to make use of a module that you are working on before it has been published to the node package manager (npm). The npm link command makes this simple.

~ 3 years ago

this a great feature! Is it possible to npm link a specific branch (such as a new feature branch) from your local module that is linked? For example:

localmodle#newFeatureBranch $: npm link
project $: npm link

In this scenario, you can work on the new features for the module and test them instantly in your project.