Get information about NPM packages. Contribute to package-info development by creating an account on GitHub.
Fetches the information directly from the registry
To create this repository I have forked this project and make some edit:
Thanks to the author https://github.com/sindresorhus
The information that you can retrieve are:
- package name
- package version
- package description
- package license
- package homepage
- package author name (from the 2.1.0 version 'author name' can be the list of maintainers who have contributed to the package, if this parameter is specified in the package.json of the package.)
$ npm install --save package-info
var info = ;;
$ npm install --global package-info
$ package-info --helpUsage$ package-info <package-name>Example$ package-info package-info
It will prints:
name: package-infoversion: 3.0.1description: Get the information of a npm packagelicense: MIThomepage:author: Alessandro Minoccheri
The MIT License (MIT)
Copyright (c) 2014 Alessandro Minoccheri
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.