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A Brief History Of Knip

Published: 2023-10-15

If you are fond of short lists and brief histories, then this page was written just for you!

  • 2022-10-04: The initial commit. Still so tiny at that point, but the seed was planted. Starting out with finding unused files and exports, the name was Exportman! 🦸
  • 2022-10-09: Big plans and a rename 5 days later, the first published version of Knip was v0.1.2.
  • 2022-11-22: Unused dependencies and support for workspaces and plugins in the first alpha of v1.
  • 2023-01-10: Lots of testing and fixes led to Knip v1.
  • 2023-03-22: Knip v2 saw a full rewrite of the TypeScript backend.
  • 2023-10-15: Introduction of Knip v3.

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