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trymodule Circle CI

A simple cli tool for trying out different nodejs modules.

trymodule demo

Installation

npm install -g trymodule

Usage

trymodule colors

Downloads the module colors if needed, and starts a nodejs REPL with colors loaded in the current scope, ready for you to use.

trymodule colors lodash

Same as above but with many packages in one go!

trymodule colors=c lodash=l

Assign packages to custom variable names.

trymodule --clear

Removes the directory where trymodules stores the node modules. Removes TRYMODULE_PATH + '/node_modules'

Configuration

There are a couple of environment variables you can use to customize trymodule.

TRYMODULE_PATH for setting the path of where modules are stored. By default this is $HOME/.trymodule or $USERPROFILE/.trymodule

TRYMODULE_NONINTERACTIVE for making trymodule not fire up the repl in the end. This is useful if you want to just install some packages for future use. By default this is undefined. Setting it to any value would make trymodule non-interactive.

TRYMODULE_HISTORY_PATH for changing where to save the repl history. Should be pointing to a user write-able file. Defaults to $TRYMODULE_PATH/repl_history

You can set the environment variables for one session with export TRYMODULE_PATH=/usr/bin/trymodule or for just one time by doing TRYMOUDLE_PATH=/usr/bin/trymodule trymodule colors.

Support / Help

If you have any questions, open a Github issue here: github.com/VictorBjelkholm/trymodule/issues/new

or feel free to contact me on Twitter here: @VictorBjelkholm

Inspiration

Inspiration comes from a leiningen plugin called lein-try that allows you to try out clojure libraries without having to declare them in an existing project. Thanks to @rkneufeld for the inspiration!

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2016 Victor Bjelkholm

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.