arg-parser

node cli arguments parser

npm install arg-parser
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node-arg-parser

node cli arguments parser

Example

test.js


    var Args = require('arg-parser'),

        args = new Args('ArgParserTester', '1.0', 'NodeJS arg-parser module tester',
            'In addition to these parameters - more info here...');

    args.add({ name: 'input', desc: 'input file', switches: [ '-i', '--input-file'], value: 'file' });
    args.add({ name: 'output', desc: 'output file', switches: [ '-o', '--output-file'], value: 'file' });
    args.add({ name: 'quiet', desc: 'quiet mode', switches: [ '-q', '--quiet'] });
    args.add({ name: 'verbose', desc: 'verbose mode', switches: [ '-V', '--verbose'] });
    args.add({ name: 'text', desc: 'text to store', required: true });

    if (args.parse()) console.log(args.params);

Run test.js

node test.js -h

Output

NodeJS arg-parser module tester
usage: test [options] <text>

 <text>                   text to store

 -V, --verbose            verbose mode
 -h, --help               display help & usage
 -i, --input-file=FILE    input file
 -o, --output-file=FILE   output file
 -q, --quiet              quiet mode
 -v, --version            display cli name & version

 In addition to these parameters - more info here...

License

MIT

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