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JavaScript command line tool to get the difference in the files

Getting Started

Install the module with: npm install -g jsdiff-cli

jsdiff file1 file2
  • file1 is a file to compare.
  • file2 is a file to compare with.


jsdiff-cli is a simple command line tool which prints out the difference between two files using specific highlighting as follows,

  1. The part highlighted in grey colour is the part which is unchanged.
  2. The part highlighted in green colour is the part which is added.
  3. The part highlighted in red colour is the part which is removed.


(Coming soon)


  • jsdiff-cli makes use of jsdiff library
  • Also it is designed referring to an awesome blog post for creating a command-line tool using nodejs and Grunt


Copyright (c) 2013 Kalpesh Adhatrao
Licensed under the MIT license.