When doing modern web development you will probably have to start using NPM sooner, rather than later. Not a big deal of course, since it's a great addition to the frontend development environment.
However, most NPM packages have quite a bit of dependencies to other packages. All of these dependencies get pulled towards your system also. Still not a big problem as you want a working solution.
The problem arises when you are on a Windows environment, there are a lot of dependencies and you want to delete a project folder on your system.
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