Excluding the node_modules Folder in Visual Studio WebSite Projects

Posted by: Rick Strahls WebLog, on 30 Oct 2016 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

If you're working on a client side project that includes an NPM folder with a large number of dependencies and you're using a WebSite Project in Visual Studio, you've probably found that this is a terrible combination out of the box. It results in very slow load times and/or file load errors. What's the problem? WebSite Projects (WSP) are a pure file representation on disk, so they show you all files, including the crazy large number of files in the node_modules folder which isn't excluded by default. WebSite...

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