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Installing local node modules with npm

With modern versions of NPM, if you have a node module you want to install into another project, if you write the directory with npm install and that folder has a package.json, it will move the project over.

npm install ../my-cool-module

Then in the project it was installed to, it will be in the dependencies field as such:

{
"dependencies": {
"my-cool-module": "file:../my-cool-module"
}
}