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Brett Fisher
Brett Fisher

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How to Install a Specific Version of an NPM Package

The other day I got a warning in a Vue project I've been working on for a while. It was complaining about me using an unsupported version of TypeScript. I decided to download a supported version, but how was I supposed to do that?

First I uninstalled my existing version of TypeScript:

$ yarn remove typescript

Then after some quick Googling, I found this for downloading a specific NPM package version:

$ yarn add typescript@3.5.3

You can do the same thing with NPM:

$ npm install typescript@3.5.3

And that's it! You can do this for any NPM package:

$ yarn add some-package@version
// or
$ npm install some-package@version

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