I follow (roughly) a zillion people on GitHub, so things bubble up pretty quickly in my feed.
Last Friday, I saw that Nicolas Bevacqua had forked a project from Guillermo Rauch, who had forked it from John K. Paul, all within 3 hours.
Here’s an example of my fork in action:
Pretty neat, right? When you install the package, it echoes back all of the author’s info—sort of like a digital business card.
To make your own, fork the project, edit the
package.json accordingly files, and publish it to npm
npm publish ./.