pnpx (PNPm eXecute) is a command line tool that fetches a package from the
registry without installing it as a dependency, hotloads it, and runs whatever
default command binary it exposes.
For example, to use
create-react-app anywhere to bootstrap a react app without
needing to install it under another project, you can run:
This will fetch
create-react-app from the registry and run it with the given
arguments. For more information, you may want to look at npx from npm, as it
offers the same interface, except it uses
npm instead of
pnpm under the hood.
If you just want to run a binary of a project's dependency, see pnpm exec.
npm has a great package runner called npx. pnpm offers the same tool via the
pnpx command. The only difference is that
pnpm for installing