generator-n

Minimalistic node package generator

npm install generator-n
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Node.js minimalistic package generator

This is a generator for Yeoman. Unlike many other generators this one will not include bunch of frameworks, config files and folders. Running yo n will generate really simple folder structure:

README.md
LICENSE
index.js
package.json

In fact it will delegate generation work to npm init itself, and then will do smart initializations, based on your package.json. This includes:

  • Initialize GitHub project for your package
  • Create proper LICENSE file based on your package.json
  • Include test dependency based on your scripts/test of package.json
  • Make initial commit to GitHub

Demo

YouTube screencast (1 minute 22 seconds long)

Trivia

Typing yo n is two times shorter than npm init

Install

Before you can use this generator, make sure you have both Yeoman and generator-n installed:

npm install -g generator-n yo

License

MIT License

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