cmd-conf

A command line analyser for Node.JS

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Node module - CMD-Conf

A command line analyser for Node.JS. View NPM registry

This module analyses the command line syntax to extract parameters and return them into an associative array.

Example

I want to configure my listen port and activate the verbose mode like this :

$ node server.js -p 80 -v
or
$ node server.js --port 80 --verbose

server.js


    var cmdConf = require('cmd-conf');
    cmdConf.configure({
        listenPort:{            // Define the 'listenPort' key configuration
            key: 'port',        // Configure command key name (different than param key)
            shortKey: 'p',        // Configure the short key
            action: 'get',        // Define action to get parameters in commande line.
            number: 1            // Define the number of parameters to get. (They must be consecutive)
            defaultValue: 85    // If the parameter not given, use the default value;
        },

        verbose:{
            shortKey: 'v',
            action: 'set',        // Set a static value
            value: true            // The value to set
        }
    });

    var params = cmdConf.getParameters();

    var myPort = params.listenPort;
    var verbose = params.verbose;

If you give a simple string to the configure() method, witch epresente the path of a JSON file, cmd-conf try to resolv path and load config from this file.


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