Setting up a Development Macbook Pro for Time Machine

Why let MacOS TimeMachine backup so many files in node_modules?

For mac developers that use time machine for backups, this sounds very useful:

Asimov aims to solve that problem, scanning your filesystem for known dependency directories (e.g. node_modules/ living adjacent to a package.json file) and excluding them from Time Machine backups. After all, why eat up space on your backup drive for something you could easily restore via npm install?