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Turns an object into a bash command.

☁️ Installation

# Using npm 
npm install --save oargv
# Using yarn 
yarn add oargv

📋 Example

// Dependencies
var OArgv = require("oargv");
    r: true
  , _: ["", "somedir"]
}, "zip", true));
// => zip "-r" "" "somedir"
    d: ""
  , tt: true
  , size: "600x800"
}, "bat", true));
// => bat "-d" "" "--tt" "--size" "600x800"
    escaping: "She said: \"Hello World\"!"
}, "foo", true));
// => foo "--escaping" "She said: \"Hello World\"!"
    noCommand: "foo"
  , b: true
// => [ '--noCommand', 'foo', '-b' ]
    __: "="
  , custom: "Separator"
}, "foo"));
// => [ 'foo', '--custom=Separator' ]
    author: ["", ""]
// => [ '--author', '', '--author', '' ]
    author: ["", ""]
}, true));
// => "--author" "" "--author" ""
    author: ["", ""]
  , __: "="
}, true));
// => "" ""

❓ Get Help

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

OArgv(options, prgm, stringify)

Stringifies the options, building a command.


  • Object options: The options that should be stringified. If it contains the _ field, then this should be an Array of strings, that representing values that will be added at the end of the command. The __ field is the separator (default: " ").
  • String prgm: The program that executes the command (default: "").
  • Boolean stringify: If true, the result array will be stringified (default: false).


  • String|Array The stringified arguments (if stringify is true) or the array of arguments.

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💫 Where is this library used?

If you are using this library in one of your projects, add it in this list. ✨

  • babel-it—Babelify your code before npm publish.
  • batjs—This is the NodeJS bridge for BAT -- A minimalist tool for building native desktop applications using WEB technologies.
  • bloggify-tools—Interactive command line tool to help you win at Bloggify.
  • cdnjs-importer—Easy way to import a library into CDNJS.
  • cobol—COBOL bridge for NodeJS which allows you to run COBOL code from NodeJS.
  • electroner—Start ElectronJS apps from Node.js.
  • engine-tools (by jillix)—Engine Tools library and CLI app.
  • fortran—Fortran bridge for Node.js which allows you to run Fortran code from Node.js.
  • git-package-json—Get the package.json contents from git repositories.
  • git-stats-importer—Imports your commits from a repository into git-stats history.
  • git-status—A git-status wrapper.
  • gpm—npm + git = gpm - Install NPM packages and dependencies from git repositories.
  • initial-commit-date—Get the initial commit date of a git repository.
  • share-term—Share the terminal with your friends.
  • spawn-npm—Run npm commands by creating child processes.

📜 License

MIT © Ionică Bizău


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