Semantic Versioning : Rules for npm package versions

To avoid confusion and remember how semanic versioning woks in npm the following is useful:


Code status Stage Rule Example version
First release New product Start with 1.0.0 1.0.0
Backward compatible bug fixes Patch release Increment the third digit 1.0.1
Backward compatible new features Minor release Increment the middle digit and reset last digit to zero 1.1.0
Changes that break backward compatibility Major release Increment the first digit and reset middle and last digits to zero 2.0.0