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    tend

    NPM version

    Quick and easy cli command to watch a directory for file changes and run a provided command when any files have been changed, removed or added.

    Installation

    npm install -g tend

    Usage

    Usage:
      tend
      tend <action>
      tend [--restart] [--start] [--ignoreHidden] [--filter <filter>] [<dir> <command>]
      tend (--help | --version)
    
    Options:
      -h --help             Show this help text
      -v --version          Show tend version information
      -r --restart          If <command> is still running when there is a change, stop and re-run it
      -i --ignoreHidden     Ignore changes to files which start with "."
      -f --filter <filter>  Use <filter> regular expression to filter which files trigger the command
      -s --start            Run <command> as soon as tend executes
    
    tend --restart --ignoreHidden ./ "node server.js"

    Options

    tend

    Running tend with no cli arguments will try to load your .tendrc file and start from any configuration set in that

    tend <action>

    tend will try to load your .tendrc file and run the command provided in the section <action>. It will run the command once and will not watch for changes in directory.

    tend [--restart] [--start] [--ignoreHidden] [--filter <filter>] [<dir> <command>]

    Run tend with options for a single directory/command from cli rather than loading options from .tendrc.

    tend (--help | --version)

    Show help/version information about tend

    .tendrc

    tend can accept it's configuration from a .tendrc file rather than taking arguments from the command line. Using .tendrc also allows you to run multiple instances of tend at once.

    .tendrc files are parsed using rc.

    ; global settings 
    ignoreHidden=true
     
    [js]
    directory=./src
    command=uglifyjs -o ./build/main.min.js ./src/*.js
     
    [app]
    directory=./app
    command=node ./app/server.js
    restart=true
    start=true

    The above config will run two instances of tend:

    tend --ignoreHidden ./src "uglifyjs -o ./build/main.min.js ./src/*.js"
    # AND 
    tend --ignoreHidden --restart ./app "node ./app/server.js"

    .tendrc Options

    • ignoreHidden - ignore hidden folders
    • restart - restart command if a file changes while the previous is still running
    • start - start command when tend starts
    • directory - the directory to watch for changes
    • filter - regular expression filter for filenames which will trigger command
    • command - the command to run when a file has changed

    License

    The MIT License (MIT) Copyright (c) 2014 Brett Langdon <brett@blangdon.com> (http://brett.is)
    
    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.
    

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    npm i tend

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    version

    0.5.0

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