npm edit <name>[@<version>]
Opens the package folder in the default editor (or whatever you've
configured as the npm
editor config -- see
npm help config.)
After it has been edited, the package is rebuilt so as to pick up any changes in compiled packages.
Note: If you're finding yourself using this a lot, it's probably better
npm link instead. However, it is extremely handy when used in
For instance, you can do
npm bundle install connect to install connect
into your package, and then
npm bundle edit connect to make a few
changes to your locally bundled copy.
The program to use to edit files.