envfile

Parse and stringify the environment configuration files and format, also known as .env files and dotenv files

envfile


Parse and stringify the environment configuration files and format, also known as .env files and dotenv files

They are files use to configure environments by applications and servers that support them. Generally they look like this:

a=1
b:2
c = 3
d : 4

They are commonly also called envfiles, .env files, and dotenv files.

  • Install: npm install --save envfile
  • Use: require('envfile')
    • Install: npm install --save envfile
    • Use: require('envfile')
    • CDN URL: //wzrd.in/bundle/envfile@2.0.1
      • Install: ender add envfile
      • Use: require('envfile')
      • Requires a global installation of envfile: npm install -g envfile

        # envfile to JSON
        echo -e "a=1\nb:2" | envfile2json > config.json
         
        # JSON to envfile
        echo '{"a":1,"b":2}' | json2envfile > config.env

        Via Node.js

        // Include envfile 
        var envfile = require('envfile')
        var sourcePath = 'file.env'
        var sourceString = "a=1\nb:2"
        var sourceObject = {a:1, b:2}
         
        // Parse an envfile path 
        // async 
        envfile.parseFile(sourcePath, function (errobj) {
        console.log(err, obj)
        })
        // sync 
        console.log(
        envfile.parseFileSync(sourcePath)
        )
         
        // Parse an envfile string 
        // async 
        envfile.parse(sourceString, function (errobj) {
        console.log(err, obj)
        })
        // sync 
        console.log(
        envfile.parseSync(sourceString)
        )
         
        // Stringify a javascript object to an envfile string 
        // async 
        envfile.stringify(sourceObject, function (errstr) {
        console.log(err, str)
        })
        // sync 
        console.log(
        envfile.stringifySync(sourceObject)
        )

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