SourceCodeSpitter is a command-line tool that generates a single dump file containing all the source code files within a directory, excluding files specified in
.spitignore. This tool is useful for quickly collecting source code snippets for sharing or documentation purposes.
- Recursively traverses the specified directory to collect all source code files.
- Ignores files and directories specified in
- Generates a single dump file with source code snippets in the order of traversal.
- Preserves the file structure by including file names and relative directory paths as comments before each snippet.
npm install -g @6degrees/source-code-spitter # or for local project only npm install @6degrees/source-code-spitter
spitit [options] [directory]
-c, --clear: Clear the console. -i, --include <extensions>: Include only specific file types (comma-separated, e.g., .js,.css). Use this option to limit the extraction to certain file extensions. -e, --exclude <extensions>: Exclude specific file types (comma-separated, e.g., .log,.txt). Use this option to exclude certain file extensions from the extraction.
[directory] with the path to the directory you want to generate the source code dump for. If no directory is provided, it will default to the current working directory.
The tool will generate a
source_code_dump.txt file in the same directory with all the source code snippets.
Generate a source code dump for the current working directory:
Generate a source code dump for a specific directory:
spitit --include .js,.css
Extract all files except log and text files:
spitit --exclude .log,.txt
Contributions are welcome! Feel free to open an issue or submit a pull request for any improvements or additional features you'd like to see.
This project is licensed under the MIT License.