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    Get the package.json contents from git repositories.

    ☁️ Installation

    # Using npm 
    npm install --save git-package-json
    # Using yarn 
    yarn add git-package-json

    📋 Example

    const gitPackageJson = require("git-package-json");
    gitPackageJson("", function (err, data) {
        console.log(err || data);
        // { name: 'git-stats',
        //   version: '2.9.2',
        //   description: 'Local git statistics including GitHub-like contributions calendars.',
        //   main: 'lib/index.js',
        //   ...
        //   _id: 'git-stats@2.9.2' }
    // Takes the repo from GitHub
    gitPackageJson("nuvipannu/ascii-heart", function (err, data) {
        console.log(err || data);
        // { name: 'ascii-heart',
        //   version: '2.0.0',
        //   description: 'Create ASCII hearts using Node.js.',
        //   main: 'lib/index.js',
        //   ...
        //   _id: 'ascii-heart@2.0.0' }

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    There are few ways to get help:

    1. Please post questions on Stack Overflow. You can open issues with questions, as long you add a link to your Stack Overflow question.
    2. For bug reports and feature requests, open issues. 🐛
    3. For direct and quick help, you can use Codementor. 🚀

    📝 Documentation

    gitPackageJson(input, sha, callback)

    Gets the package.json file contents by passing the git url.


    • String|GitSource input: A GitSource object or the git url.
    • String sha: An optional sha-ish (branch, version, commit sha etc) to set the project state.
    • Function callback: The callback function.

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    💫 Where is this library used?

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    • package.json
    • pkg.json

    📜 License

    MIT © Ionică Bizău


    npm i git-package-json

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