npm vs yarn command translation cheat sheet.

---
title: npm vs Yarn Command Translation Cheat Sheet
subtitle: CLI commands comparison
author: yarn
date: July 2, 2017
source: https://yarnpkg.com/en/docs/migrating-from-npm
---

|                   npm                   |                Yarn                |
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
| npm install                             | yarn install                       |
| (N/A)                                   | yarn install --flat                |
| (N/A)                                   | yarn install --har                 |
| (N/A)                                   | yarn install --no-lockfile         |
| (N/A)                                   | yarn install --pure-lockfile       |
| npm install [package]                   | (N/A)                              |
| npm install --save [package]            | yarn add [package]                 |
| npm install --save-dev [package]        | yarn add [package] [--dev/-D]      |
| (N/A)                                   | yarn add [package] [--peer/-P]     |
| npm install --save-optional [package]   | yarn add [package] [--optional/-O] |
| npm install --save-exact [package]      | yarn add [package] [--exact/-E]    |
| (N/A)                                   | yarn add [package] [--tilde/-T]    |
| npm install --global [package]          | yarn global add [package]          |
| npm update --global                     | yarn global upgrade                |
| npm rebuild                             | yarn install --force               |
| npm uninstall [package]                 | (N/A)                              |
| npm uninstall --save [package]          | yarn remove [package]              |
| npm uninstall --save-dev [package]      | yarn remove [package]              |
| npm uninstall --save-optional [package] | yarn remove [package]              |
| npm cache clean                         | yarn cache clean                   |
| rm -rf node_modules && npm install      | yarn upgrade                       |