Difference between tilde (~) and caret (^) in package.json

pacakge.json

All npm packages contain a file, usually in the project root, called package. json — this file holds various metadata relevant to the project. This file is used to give information to npm that allows it to identify the project as well as handle the project’s dependencies.
So when we are installing new packages and get your package.json updated.
Taking a closer look, you notice that there’s something in front of the version numbers.

"dependencies": {
"library_Name": "^3.9.2"
}
major.minor.patch

npm uses the tilde (~) and caret (^) to designate which patch and minor versions to use respectively.

So if you see it means to install version or the latest patch version such as If you see it means to install version or the latest minor or patch version such as .

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