I have been trying to get @SPDoctor's SiteInfo web part working with SPFx framework. One of the dependencies is sp-pnp-js. I get failures when I try and compile the webpart with gulp serve :-
'typings' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. npm ERR! Windows_NT 10.0.14915 npm ERR! argv "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node.exe" "C:\\XXXX\\YYYY\\ZZZZ\\AppData\\Roaming\\npm\\node_modules\\npm\\bin\\npm-cli.js" "install" "-g" "sp-pnp-js" "--save" npm ERR! node v4.5.0 npm ERR! npm v3.10.7 npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE
npm ERR! firstname.lastname@example.org postinstall: `typings install` npm ERR! Exit status 1 npm ERR! npm ERR! Failed at the email@example.com postinstall script 'typings install'. npm ERR! Make sure you have the latest version of node.js and npm installed. npm ERR! If you do, this is most likely a problem with the sp-pnp-js package, npm ERR! not with npm itself. npm ERR! Tell the author that this fails on your system: npm ERR! typings install npm ERR! You can get information on how to open an issue for this project with: npm ERR! npm bugs sp-pnp-js npm ERR! Or if that isn't available, you can get their info via: npm ERR! npm owner ls sp-pnp-js npm ERR! There is likely additional logging output above.
npm ERR! Please include the following file with any support request: npm ERR! C:\XXXX\YYYY\ZZZZ\Documents\SPFx\Projects\npm-debug.log