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Weeknotes 2022/2 - Chores, and the colors / faker incident

The problem with projects with NPM dependencies is the ridiculously fast pace the packages keep updating. JavaScript / Node world has an unique way of creating and depending on tiny community packages and the number of dependencies even in a small project can be enormous. Using automated services like Dependabot only takes you so far, you just need to keep weeding the projects manually from time to time.

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Optional Dependencies With Poetry

Some Python dependencies require build tools which can be problematic when running inside Docker or CI environment. Often these packages are also needed only in development or production so having them as optional dependencies can be really useful. I just learned that Poetry can do this. First, install your dependency with --optional flag:

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