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npm and bower integration in Visual Studio

It took me some time to grasp the idea about how to use npm and bower in Visual Studio node.js projects, given the fact that Nuget is such a great package manager for this environment. From an ASP.net perspective it would be preferable to use just a single tool for package management and load javascript libraries the same way we load .Net libraries. After all this is how you do it in the asp.net context – loading bootstrap, jquery etc via Nuget or using a preconfigured project template with all required javascript libraries, css files and so on.

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