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Simple cli util to install your commonly-used packages globally or in a project you're just starting on


Download node at and install it, if you haven't already.

npm install favorites -g


favorites install [options] <favorites>

You can use a local favorites.json file or just use one that you host. You just need two objects with your dependencies and devDependencies under a global and project object.

Schema Example

  "global": {
    "devDependencies": {
      "babel": "^6.0.14",
      "eslint": "^1.8.0",
      "mocha": "^2.3.3",
      "pm2": "^0.15.8",
      "bluebird": "^3.0.5"
    "dependencies": {
      "commander": "^2.9.0"
  "project": {
    "devDependencies": {
      "babel": "^6.0.14",
      "eslint": "^1.8.0",
      "mocha": "^2.3.3",
      "lodash": "^3.10.1"
    "dependencies": {
      "commander": "^2.9.0"

Example schema

CLI Usage

  install <favorites>  install your favorites
  -h, --help     output usage information
  -V, --version  output the version number
  -v, --verbose  Show parsed favorites to be installed
  -p, --project  Install your favorites into a local project
  -g, --global   Install your favorites globally


npm install
npm test


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  • validator: String validation and sanitization

Dev Dependencies

  • ava: Futuristic test runner
  • babel: Turn ES6 code into readable vanilla ES5 with source maps
  • babel-core: Babel compiler core.
  • babel-eslint: babel-eslint allows you to lint ALL valid Babel code with the fantastic ESLint.
  • eslint: An AST-based pattern checker for JavaScript.
  • eslint-config-airbnb: Airbnb's ESLint config, following our styleguide
  • lodash: The modern build of lodash modular utilities.
  • mocha: simple, flexible, fun test framework



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