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List of useful npx (Node Package Runner) commands (https://git.io/useful-npx-commands)

NPX (Node Package Runner) Commands

List of useful npx (Node Package Runner) commands.

What is NPX?

Using NPX we can execute/run node binaries without the need to install it locally or globally.

Commands

Create local server

npx server <folder-name>

Format using prettier

npx pretty-quick --check # to check the no of files to be affected
npx pretty-quick # format all files shown in check

Show system info, browsers installed, binaries like node, npm, yarn and npm packages installed in local & globally

npx envinfo

To show system info and show specific npm packages info

npx envinfo --preset <package-name>

Deploy to now.sh

npx now --public

Create react app

npx create-react-app <app-name>

Log all your installed vscode extensions.

npx https://gist.github.com/gokulkrishh/9dd54a34ed93701a37811f0eb2e37822

Run a json server with .json file.

npx json-server <json-file-link> # We can even using json file from git gist

Sort package.json file.

npx sort-package-json

Check for node module updates and update them interactively in command line

npx npm-upgrade

Get the package version information in command line

npx gvi <package-name>

Set any macOS browser as default browser via cli

npx set-default-browser <browser-name>

Add license, code of conducts, gitignore

npx license mit > LICENSE.md  # initialize your license
npx gitignore node  # initialize your gitignore
npx covgen YOUR_EMAIL_ADDRESS # code of conduct

Delete node_modules

npx npkill
npx npkill --sort "size"
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