Generate nix expressions to build npm packages
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Generate nix expressions from!


npm2nix [--no-dev] node-packages.json node-packages.generated.nix

no-dev ignores development dependencies

JSON structure

npm2nix expects the passed JSON file to be a list of strings and at most one object. Strings are taken as the name of the package. The object must be a valid dependencies object for an for an npm packages.json file. Alternatively, the passed JSON file can be an npm package.json, in which case the expressions for its dependencies will be generated.


  • nix-shell
  • grunt watch


  • export GITHUB_USERNAME=<your_github_username>
  • export GITHUB_PASSWORD=<your_github_password>
  • grunt release:patch/minor/major