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generator-express-no-stress-typescript

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generator-express-no-stress-typescript

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Create awesome Express.js applications with best of breed tech including Typescipt, structured logging with Pino, API validation and interactive documentation via Swagger, environment based config with dotenv.

generator-express-no-stress-typescript gets you up and running in seconds. It's ridiculously easy to configure. Heck, just take the defaults. Start it. Write code.

This generator scaffolds a fully functioning REST API server complete with interactive documentation, API validation, structured logging, environment driven config, and more. Simply run the generator and smile :-D

This project is a Typescript variant of [generator-express-no-stress](https://github.com/cdimascio/generator- -stress)

Here's what you get!

Install

Requires Node 6 or greater

npm install -g yo generator-express-no-stress-typescript
  • See here for use with Yarn and/or Docker

Scaffold

yo express-no-stress-typescript myapp
cd myapp

Run

Run in development mode:

npm run dev

Package and run in production mode

npm run compile
npm start

Test

npm test

Debug

Run one of the following, then attach your favorite inspector.

# debug the server 
npm run dev:debug
 
# debug the tests 
npm run test:debug

Try it!


Usage: CLI

yo express-no-stress-typescript [appname] [--yarn] [--docker]
Option default Description
appname myapp The application folder
--yarn - Use the yarn package manager, instead of npm
--docker Install Docker artifacts including a Dockerfile

Usage: Project

The sections below describe all usage options available once the project is generated/scaffolded.

npm targets

Target Description
npm run dev Run in development mode
npm run dev:debug Debug in development mode
npm run test Run tests
npm run test:debug Debug tests
npm run compile Transpile source code for production use
npm start Run the in production mode. *Requires running npm run compile first

Deploy to the Cloud

e.g. CloudFoundry

cf push myapp

Use Yarn

# scaffold
yo express-no-stress-typescript myapp --yarn

# start
cd myapp
npm start

What you get!

  • Typescript - Typescript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript
  • Express.js - Fast, unopinionated , minimalist web framework for Node.js
  • Pino - Extremely fast node.js logger, inspired by Bunyan. It also includes a shell utility to pretty-print its log files
  • dotenv - Loads environment variables from .env for nodejs projects
  • Swagger - is a simple yet powerful representation of your RESTful API.
  • SwaggerUI - dynamically generate beautiful documentation and sandbox from a Swagger-compliant API

API Validation

Simply describe your APIs with Swagger and automagically get for free:

  • Interactive documentation
  • API validation

Interactive API Doc

API Validation!

Oops! I the API caller forgot to pass a name field, no stress, we've got this!

Structured Logging

Structured logging out of the box!

raw

pretty

Structured logging pretty printed by default - great for dev!

API Validation Example

Simply describe your APIs with Swagger and automatically get:

  • API request validation
  • Interactive documentation

example

Swagger API spec

swagger: '2.0'
info:
  version: 1.0.0
  title: myapp
  description: My cool app
basePath: /api/v1
tags:
  name: Examples
    description: Simple example endpoints
  name: Specification
    description: The swagger API specification
 
consumes:
  - application/json
produces:
  - application/json
 
definitions:
  ExampleBody:
    type: object
    title: example
    required:
      - name
    properties:
      name:
        type: string
        example: no_stress
 
paths:
  /examples:
    get:
      tags:
        - Examples
      description: Fetch all examples
      responses:
        200:
          description: Returns all examples
    post:
      tags:
        - Examples
      description: Create a new example
      parameters:
        name: example
          in: body
          description: an example
          required: true
          schema:
            $ref: '#/definitions/ExampleBody'
      responses:
        200:
          description: Returns all examples
 
  /examples/{id}:
    get:
      tags:
        - Examples
      parameters:
        name: id
          in: path
          required: true
          description: The id of the example to retrieve
          type: integer
      responses:
        200:
          description: Return the example with the specified id
        404:
          description: Example not found
 
  /spec:
    get:
      tags:
        - Specification
      responses:
        200:
          description: Return the API specification

Invoke a POST request via the Interactive doc

License

MIT

install

npm i generator-express-no-stress-typescript

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