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    A simple CLI to run Node.js and report code coverage.


    To install from npm run:

    npm install coverage-node --save-dev

    In a package.json script, replace the node command with coverage-node:

       "scripts": {
    -    "test": "node test.js"
    +    "test": "coverage-node test.js"


    Ignored files

    Code coverage analysis ignores:

    • node_modules directory files, e.g. node_modules/foo/index.js.
    • test directory files, e.g. test/index.js.
    • Files with .test prefixed before the extension, e.g. foo.test.js.
    • Files named test (regardless of extension), e.g. test.js.

    Ignored lines

    In source code, a comment (case insensitive) can be used to ignore code coverage ranges that start on the the next line:

    // coverage ignore next line
    if (false) console.log('Never runs.')


    The coverage-node command substitutes the normal node command; any node CLI options can be used to run a test script.

    If the script doesn’t error a code coverage analysis is reported to the console, and if coverage is incomplete the exit code is 1.

    npx can be used to quickly check code coverage for a script:

    npx coverage-node test.js


    Table of contents

    function analyseCoverage

    Analyzes Node.js generated V8 JavaScript code coverage data in a directory; useful for reporting.

    Parameter Type Description
    coverageDirPath string Code coverage data directory path.

    Returns: Promise<CoverageAnalysis> — Resolves the coverage analysis.


    How to import.

    const { analyseCoverage } = require('coverage-node')

    function nodeWithCoverage

    Runs Node.js with code coverage enabled via the NODE_V8_COVERAGE environment variable.

    Parameter Type Description
    coverageDirPath string Directory path to store code coverage data.
    args Array<string> Node.js CLI arguments.
    command string? = node Node.js CLI command to run with the arguments.

    Returns: Promise<number> — Resolves the Node.js exit code.


    How to import.

    const { nodeWithCoverage } = require('coverage-node')

    function reportCoverage

    Reports a code coverage analysis to the console.

    Parameter Type Description
    coverageAnalysis CoverageAnalysis Coverage analysis from analyseCoverage.


    How to import.

    const { reportCoverage } = require('coverage-node')

    type CoverageAnalysis

    Node.js generated V8 JavaScript code coverage data analysis; useful for reporting.

    Type: object

    Property Type Description
    filesCount number Number of files analyzed.
    covered Array<string> Covered file absolute paths.
    ignored Array<SourceCodeRanges> Ignored source code ranges.
    uncovered Array<SourceCodeRanges> Uncovered source code ranges.

    type SourceCodeLocation

    Source code location.

    Type: object

    Property Type Description
    offset number Character offset.
    line number Line number.
    column column Column number.

    type SourceCodeRange

    Source code range details.

    Type: object

    Property Type Description
    ignore boolean? Should it be ignored.
    start SourceCodeLocation Start location.
    end SourceCodeLocation End location.

    type SourceCodeRanges

    A source code file with ranges of interest.

    Type: object

    Property Type Description
    path string File absolute path.
    ranges Array<SourceCodeRange> Ranges of interest.


    npm i coverage-node@1.1.0





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