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npm-install-global

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Simple API for globally installing or uninstalling one or more NPM packages.

Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install --save npm-install-global

Install with yarn:

$ yarn add npm-install-global

Usage

var npm = require('npm-install-global');
 
// easily install packages
npm.install('generate', function(err) {
  if (err) return console.log(err);
});
 
// or remove outdated packages
npm.uninstall('yeoman', function(err) {
  if (err) return console.log(err);
});
 
// or install only packages that don't already exist
npm.maybeInstall(['foo', 'bar'], function(err) {
  if (err) return console.log(err);
});

API

npm

Execute npm --global with the given command and one or more package names. This is the base for install and uninstall.

Params

  • names {String|Array}: One or more package names.
  • cb {Function}: Callback

Example

npm('install', 'verb', function(err) {
  if (err) throw err;
});

.global

Execute npm [cmd] --global with one or more package names.

Params

  • cmd {String}: The command to run
  • names {String|Array}: One or more package names.
  • cb {Function}: Callback

Example

npm.global('install', 'generate', function(err) {
  if (err) throw err;
});

.install

Execute npm install --global with one or more package names.

Params

  • names {String|Array}: One or more package names.
  • cb {Function}: Callback

Example

npm.install('generate', function(err) {
  if (err) throw err;
});

.maybeInstall

Install the given packages if they are not already installed.

Params

  • names {String|Array}: One or more package names.
  • cb {Function}: Callback

Example

npm.maybeInstall(['foo', 'bar', 'baz'], function(err) {
  if (err) throw err;
});

.uninstall

Execute npm uninstall --global with one or more package names.

Params

  • names {String|Array}: One or more package names.
  • cb {Function}: Callback

Example

npm.uninstall('yeoman', function(err) {
  if (err) throw err;
});

History

v1.0.0

  • adds .global method, now used by the other methods

v0.1.1

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Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Building docs

(This project's readme.md is generated by verb, please don't edit the readme directly. Any changes to the readme must be made in the .verb.md readme template.)

To generate the readme, run the following command:

$ npm install -g verbose/verb#dev verb-generate-readme && verb

Running tests

Running and reviewing unit tests is a great way to get familiarized with a library and its API. You can install dependencies and run tests with the following command:

$ npm install && npm test

Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2017, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT License.


This file was generated by verb-generate-readme, v0.6.0, on April 29, 2017.

Install

npm i npm-install-global

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Version

1.0.0

License

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