How can I manage multiple versions of Node.js on my machine using nvm?

Asked 4 months ago

I work on multiple projects with varying Node.js version requirements, and it's causing conflicts. What steps and practices should I follow to efficiently manage multiple Node.js versions using nvm on my development machine?

Filip Dimkovski

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

First things first, ensure that nvm is installed on your machine with `nvm install`. To use a specific version of Node.js, type the command `nvm use 8.10.0`, taking 8.10.0 as an example. Finally, to set default versions of Node.js for different projects, I'd suggest using `nvm alias`. That being said, you can also consider creating a `.nvmrc` file in your project directory to specify the required Node.js version, which would ensure project-specific version management.

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