Expanded Library

Building Command Line Applications in Node.js

by Paul O'Fallon

Most of us use command line applications in our jobs every day. This course will introduce you to the basics of building a CLI in Node.js, including managing configuration, interacting with the user, and distributing your finished product.

What you'll learn

Maybe your team has a process you'd like to automate, or systems you'd like to integrate. In this course, Building Command Line Applications in Node.js, you’ll learn how to leverage the command line to create reusable applications for yourself, your team, or the world. First, you’ll learn how to effectively manage an application's configuration. Next, you’ll explore ways to interact with the user. Finally, you’ll discover how to package and distribute your application. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of building a Node.js CLI that will prove invaluable as you look to optimize and operationalize the work of yourself or your team.

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About the author

An Enterprise Architect by day and an open-source contributor by night, Paul has more than 19 years in the Information Technology industry spanning academic, start-up and enterprise environments.

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