A NPM and Bower module version handler

npm install mversion
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mversion - A cross packaging manager module version handler

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Imitates npm version to also work on other packaging files. For those times you have either have multiple packaging files (like bower.json, component.json, manifest.json) or just not a package.json file. mversion can easily bump your version and optionally commit and create a tag.

mversion file support

  • package.json
  • npm-shrinkwrap.json
  • component.json
  • bower.json
  • manifest.json
  • *.jquery.json (jquery plugin files, e.g plugin.jquery.json)

Usage CLI

npm install -g mversion
$ mversion -h

Usage: mversion [ <newversion> | major | minor | patch | build ] [ -m <optional message> ]
(run in package dir).

Update module version in either or all of package.json,
component.json, bower.json, manifest.json.

Run without arguments to get current version.

# Update version
Update version by defining new semver valid version
or a release string (major, minor, patch, build).
Ex: "mversion minor"
Ex: "mversion 1.0.1-beta"

# Git
Use -m to auto commit and tag. Apply optional message and
use '%s' as placeholder for the updated version. Default
message is 'v%s' where %s is replaced with new version.
Ex: "mversion minor -m"
Ex: "mversion minor -m 'Bumped to v%s'"


$ mversion patch
New Version: 0.0.6
Updated package.json
Updated component.json
$ mversion 0.0.5 -m
New Version: 0.0.5
Updated package.json
Updated component.json
Updated manifest.json
Commited to git and created tag v0.0.5
$ mversion 1.0.0-rc1 -m "Now in wopping v%s"
New Version: 1.0.0-rc1
Updated package.json
Updated component.json
Commited to git and created tag v1.0.0-rc1

Usage API

npm install mversion
var mversion = require('mversion');

mversion.get(function (err, data) {
    data = {
      'package.json': VERSION,
      'component.json': VERSION

mversion.update('minor', function (err, data) { })
mversion.update('major', function (err, data) { })
mversion.update('major', 'Some commit message for version %s', function (err, data) { }) // Will commit/tag
mversion.update('patch', function (err, data) { })
mversion.update('build', function (err, data) { })
mversion.update('0.0.1', 'Bumping version', function (err, data) { }) // Will commit/tag
mversion.update('v1.0.1', function (err, data) { })
mversion.update('v1.0.1-beta', function (err, data) { })
mversion.update('v1.0.1-010988', function (err, data) { })
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