Initior is a command line application that let's you initialize your new projects the right way. Npm and Yarn's init only creates a package.json file and you will have to edit the package.json file manually if you want more properties in there. Initior will ask you more questions to hopefully prevent that and also will suggest some of the most popular npm packages to install for your project. Got more packages to install? Two more questions will let you input all your extra dependencies and they will be installed. Initior will also set up Eslint, Babel, Webpack, Mocha and Gulp for you, some won't be fully set up but Initior will at least create the initial files and install the plugins you chose. Initior can also write a .gitignore to make your project git ready from the start. Initior can also create a LICENSE.md file by checking the license type in the package.json file and if it matches any of the 11 supported licenses, it will create one for you!
- Powerful: Initior is made to be powerful, it is made to let you have the most time actually coding the project and not setting it up and worrying about making everything work making it super efficient to use in your projects.
- Intuitive: Initior is simple to use and very user friendly, simply writing a short command in the terminal opens up all of Initior's powerful features in your hands. No learning what so ever is needed to get started too!
- Fast: Initior is super fast in execution and the time it takes to actually finish the whole process. The moment you agree on writing a file, it gets written immediately without any issues and let's you move on to the next question.
Installing Initior is pretty simple, you only have two ways of installing it and they are both pretty similar.
npm install --global initior
yarn global add initior
pnpm install --global initior
After running any of these commands, run
init --version to make sure you have Initior installed
To get started using Initior, you change your terminal's directory to your project's folder and then run the "init" command. Try to answer all questions and choose the dependencies and voila you're done, if you have ever used yarn or npm's init command, this should be familiar.
Initior is so simple to use, it has only two options to use. The first option is the
-y option which let's you install all the dependencies using yarn. The second option is the
-p option which let's you install all the dependencies using pnpm!
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