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Discussion on: Venv for Vue?

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EricGeek

That would mean that you're checking your dependencies into git. Unless you have a specific reason for doing that, it's generally advised not to do that. It makes your git repository larger, often much larger, depending on your dependencies.

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Brian Caffey

Do you have a file in your project called .gitignore? If you look in this file, you should see a line referencing node_modules. You can comment out this line, and then add node modules to git by running git add node_modules. If you are pushing your code to GitHub, I recommend that you do not push anything from node_modules.

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Bret Author

I’m not using GitHub, I just created a new react project and it was greyed out

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Brian Caffey

OK, if you used create-vue-app or a similar tool for starting a Vue project I think it will add .gitignore automatically. What is your concern with the node_modules files? In general there should be no reason to go into that folder. If you want to see what is installed there you can look into package.json.