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Discussion on: Create React Project without create-react-app

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Nicholas Fazzolari

Thank you, thank you, thank you. I was using the create react app npm module and it's too much for what I currently need in my react learning path. I also I like to have a certain degree of control over my app structure.

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Vishang Author

Glad you find it useful

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Nicholas Fazzolari

I'm still new to managing npm modules/packages. I've been thinking about the package.json - One thing I wonder is: Should edits to the package.json be mainly automated through installations and other configuration options invoked or is a lot of time spent manually editing packages.json for config in some cases?

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Vishang Author

in my opinion, I would not do that. I will install the libraries as i needed and add --save or --dev-save flags accordingly. So it will added automatically to the package.json file. I am sure you're aware of it. For sure you can add manage it manually if needed. I am not doing it so far as my workflows concerned.

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Nicholas Fazzolari

Yeah, just by scrolling through it I got the vibe that it's not common to manually edit. Thanks for replying. :D