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Update a .verb.md file to use the latest conventions and fix formatting mistakes or incompatibilities.

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(TOC generated by verb using markdown-toc)


Install update

If you haven't already installed update globally, you can do that now with the following command:

$ npm install --global update

This adds update to your system path, allowing it to be run from any directory.

Install updater-verb

Install this module with the following command:

$ npm install --global updater-verb


Make sure your work is committed, then run the updater's default task with the following command:

$ update verb

What will happen?

This updater's default task will:

  • rename old .verbrc.md files to .verb.md
  • replace the old {%= license() %} helper syntax with the {%= license %} variable
  • a handful of other verb-specific things you can find in the code

What is "Update"?

Update is a new, open source developer framework and CLI for automating updates of any kind in code projects. For more information:


Are you using Update in your project? Have you published an updater and want to share your Update project with the world? Here are some suggestions:

  • If you get like Update and want to tweet about it, please use the hashtag #updatejs
  • Get implementation help on StackOverflow (please use the update tag in questions)
  • Gitter Discuss Update with us on Gitter
  • If you publish an updater, thank you! To make your project as discoverable as possible, please add the keyword updateupdater to package.json.


Related projects

update: Be scalable! Update is a new, open source developer framework and CLI for automating updates… more | homepage


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

Running tests

Install dev dependencies:

$ npm install -d && npm test


Jon Schlinkert


Copyright © 2016, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT license.

This file was generated by verb, v0.9.0, on July 21, 2016.

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