Conformance is available on Enterprise plans
Using a Node.js version file (
.nvmrc) ensures that all
developers and tooling (e.g., CI systems) use the same version of Node.js. This
practice helps to avoid inconsistencies between environments and can even
prevent bugs from being shipped to production.
As another benefit, committing a Node.js version file improves developer
experience, as many Node.js version management tools can automatically detect
and use the version defined in the file. This includes GitHub Actions,
and popular Node.js version managers such as
This rule also validates to ensure that the version in the file is defined in a way that is compatible with common tooling.
By default, this rule is disabled. To enable it, refer to customizing Conformance.
If you hit this issue, you can resolve it by adding a Node.js version file at the root of your workspace.
.node-version file below requires that Node.js
20.9 is used in
the workspace, allowing for any patch version (i.e.
20.9.1). The level of
strictness can be adjusted based on your teams needs.