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chalk and tidelift

chalk is a npm library with a maintainer paid by Tidelift

The maintainers of chalk get paid by Tidelift to ensure chalk meets standardized secure software development practices.

Thanks to maintainers working on projects like chalk, you can use Tidelift to give your teams access to a continuously curated stream of validated data about vetted components they need to make intelligent decisions, faster.

You can feel confident bringing chalk into your application’s dependency tree because the maintainers of chalk are paid by Tidelift to ensure their open source projects follow standardized secure software development practices.

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About chalk

npm chalk is a JavaScript package that makes sure terminal string styling is done right. npm chalk comes with an easy to use composable API where you just chain and nest the styles you want. You can easily design your own themes.

according to npm, chalk has more than 20 million downloads a week, and nearly 50,000 projects depend on it.

npm chalk is maintained by prolific npm maintainer Sindre Sorhus, who is working with Tidelift to offer maintenance, code improvements, and security updates, for chalk and many of the 1000+ packages he also maintains. You can learn more about how Tidelift works with chalk maintainer Sindre Sorhus in this blog post.

chalk is available via the npm package manager.



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  • Dynamic SBOMs generated after every build
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  • Easily search for open source components of interest and understand usage
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  • Human-researched metadata to drive informed decision making
  • Maintainer-verified CVE and license data
  • Recommendations to improve application health
  • Centralized decision engine to drive consistent development practices

Improve governance

  • Inclusive approach to defining open source policies and standards
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  • Help developers self-serve from approved components and avoid rework.





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  • Validate that components meet enterprise standards—with data and recommendations from Tidelift and maintainer partners.
  • Enable informed decision making to resolve issues and improve application health.
  • Conduct necessary due diligence with research and validated metadata from Tidelift.