I recently came across a module from substack,
hacker-deps, which allows you to get
a list of authors of node-modules included in your project.
This gives us a really simple way to give a tiny bit of credit back for their work
by adding a
hackers.txt to our projects.
All you have to do is:
In the root of your project directory. And add these lines to your
Now each time you do an npm install, the hackers.txt will be generated and served
from your public/static directory.
Here is some sample output when ran against one of my projects
There are a few other options you can checkout here
if you wanna get a little more descriptive.
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