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express-generator

Express' application generator

4.16.1  •  Published 4 months ago  •  by TJ Holowaychuk  •  MIT License

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Express’ application generator.

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Installation

$ npm install -g express-generator

Quick Start

The quickest way to get started with express is to utilize the executable express(1) to generate an application as shown below:

Create the app:

$ express --view=hbs /tmp/foo && cd /tmp/foo

Install dependencies:

$ npm install

Start your Express.js app at http://localhost:3000/:

$ npm start

Command Line Options

This generator can also be further configured with the following command line flags.

    --version        output the version number
-e, --ejs            add ejs engine support
    --pug            add pug engine support
    --hbs            add handlebars engine support
-H, --hogan          add hogan.js engine support
-v, --view <engine>  add view <engine> support (dust|ejs|hbs|hjs|jade|pug|twig|vash) (defaults to jade)
    --no-view        use static html instead of view engine
-c, --css <engine>   add stylesheet <engine> support (less|stylus|compass|sass) (defaults to plain css)
    --git            add .gitignore
-f, --force          force on non-empty directory
-h, --help           output usage information

License

MIT

Tags

express
framework
sinatra
web
rest
restful
router
app
api
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Last ver 4 months ago
Created 6 years ago
Last commit 4 months ago
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42 contributors

Technology

Node version: 8.16.0
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Legal and Compliance

MIT License
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