realist

micro framework for developing command line apps

Command line realist

Micro framework for developing command line apps.

$ npm install realist
var realist = require('realist');
 
var commands = {
    // Required argument 
    'commit <target>'function(opttarget) {
        console.log('commit', opt, target);
    },
 
    // Optional argument 
    'push [remote]'function(optremote) {
        console.log('push', opt, remote);
    },
 
    // Required + optional arguments 
    'reset <target> [revision]'function(opttargetrevision) {
        console.log('reset', opt, target, revision);
    },
 
    // Default command 
    'default'function(opt) {
        console.log('I am default command!');
    }
};
 
realist(commands);

Usage:

node commands-schema.js
I am default command!
node commands-schema.js commit model
'commit' {} 'model'
node commands-schema.js commit model --force
'commit' { force: true } 'model'
node commands-schema.js commit
Missing required argument.
Usage: commands-schema.js commit <target>
node commands-schema.js push origin
'push' {} 'origin'
node commands-schema.js push
'push' {} 
node commands-schema.js reset model HEAD~2
'reset' {} 'model' 'HEAD~2'
node commands-schema.js reset model -i
'reset' { i: true } 'model' 
node commands-schema.js reset --force
Missing required argument.
Usage: commands-schema.js reset <target> [revision]
var realist = require('realist');
 
var options = {
    'force': ['f', 'force'],
    'ignore': ['i', 'ig', 'ignore']
}
 
var commands = {
    // Show options, if name is given -> dump single option 
    'show [option-name]'function(optname) {
        if (name) {
            console.log(opt[name]);
        } else {
            console.log(opt);
        }
    }
};
 
realist(commands, options);

Usage:

node options-schema.js
 
WARNING: default command handler is not specified
 
realist({ 'default': handler });
 
node options-schema.js show -f -i
{ force: true, ignore: true }
node options-schema.js show ignore -f -i
true
node options-schema.js show force --force 'yes really force'
yes really force
node options-schema.js show -fi
{ force: true, ignore: true }
node options-schema.js show --force --ig
{ force: true, ignore: true }
var realist = require('realist');
 
realist(function(optarg1arg2) {
    console.log(opt, arg1, arg2);
});

Usage:

node single-handler.js --title hey
{ title: 'hey' }  
node single-handler.js arg1 arg2 -s --name johny
{ s: true, name: 'johny' } 'arg1' 'arg2'
node single-handler.js destroy --reason 'because wow'
{ reason: 'because wow' } 'destroy' 

There some events triggered on realist app:

option <option name> - if option was specified.

candidates - command not found, but there are some candidates. By default it's handled with missingRequiredArgument handler.

default - default command was called.

var realist = require('realist');
 
var handler = function() { 
    console.log('I am handler.');
};
 
var options = {
    'help': ['h', 'help']
};
 
var events = {
    'option help'function(app) {
        console.log('halp!');
 
        // Stop commands execution 
        app.stop();
    }
}
 
realist(handler, options, events);

Usage:

node events.js
I am handler.
node events.js --help
halp!
node events.js -h
halp!

License

The MIT License (MIT) Copyright (c) 2014 Egor Gumenyuk boo1ean0807@gmail.com

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.