esprima-extract-comments

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Extract code comments from string or from a glob of files using esprima.

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Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install --save esprima-extract-comments

Breaking changes in v1.0.0!

  • line comment.type was changed from line to LineComment
  • block comment.type was changed from block to BlockComment

Usage

Add to your Node.js/JavaScript project with the following line of code:

const extract = require('esprima-extract-comments');

API

extract

Extract line and block comments from a string of JavaScript.

Params

  • string {String}
  • options {Object}: Options to pass to esprima.
  • returns {Array}: Array of code comment objects.

Example

console.log(extract('// this is a line comment'));
// [ { type: 'Line',
//     value: ' this is a line comment',
//     range: [ 0, 25 ],
//     loc: { start: { line: 1, column: 0 }, end: { line: 1, column: 25 } } } ]

.file

Extract code comments from a JavaScript file.

Params

  • file {String}: Filepath to the file to parse.
  • options {Object}: Options to pass to esprima.
  • returns {Array}: Array of code comment objects.

Example

console.log(extract.file('some-file.js'), { cwd: 'some/path' });
// [ { type: 'Line',
//     value: ' this is a line comment',
//     range: [ 0, 25 ],
//     loc: { start: { line: 1, column: 0 }, end: { line: 1, column: 25 } } } ]

About

Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Running Tests

Running and reviewing unit tests is a great way to get familiarized with a library and its API. You can install dependencies and run tests with the following command:

$ npm install && npm test
Building docs

(This project's readme.md is generated by verb, please don't edit the readme directly. Any changes to the readme must be made in the .verb.md readme template.)

To generate the readme, run the following command:

$ npm install -g verbose/verb#dev verb-generate-readme && verb

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Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2018, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT License.


This file was generated by verb-generate-readme, v0.6.0, on February 12, 2018.

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