Node.js vs npm: What are the differences?
Node.js belongs to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack, while npm can be primarily classified under "Front End Package Manager".
Node.js and npm are both open source tools. It seems that Node.js with 35.5K GitHub stars and 7.78K forks on GitHub has more adoption than npm with 17.2K GitHub stars and 3.17K GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, Netflix, and Medium are some of the popular companies that use Node.js, whereas npm is used by reddit, Instacart, and Coursera. Node.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4104 company stacks & 4042 developers stacks; compared to npm, which is listed in 2644 company stacks and 2670 developer stacks.
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