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beachball

the sunniest version bumping tool

Prerequisites

git and a remote named "origin"

Usage

beachball [command] [options]

Commands

change (default)

a tool to help create change files in the change/ folder

check

checks whether a change file is needed for this branch

changelog

based on change files, create changelogs and then unlinks the change files

bump

bumps versions as well as generating changelogs

publish

bumps, publishes to npm registry (optionally does dist-tags), and pushes changelogs back into master

sync

synchronizes published versions of packages from a registry, makes local package.json changes to match what is published

Options

Some of the most common options are summarized below. For details, see the pages for CLI options and config file options.

--config, -c

Explicit configuration file to use instead of the configuration automatically detected by cosmicconfig.

--registry, -r

registry, defaults to https://registry.npmjs.org

--tag, -t

  • for the publish command: dist-tag for npm publishes
  • for the sync command: will use specified tag to set the version

--branch, -b

target branch from origin (default: master)

--message, -m

custom message for the checkin (default: applying package updates)

--no-push

skip pushing changes back to git remote origin

--no-publish

skip publishing to the npm registry

--help, -?, -h

show help message

--yes, -y

skips the prompts for publish

Examples

  $ beachball

  $ beachball check

  $ beachball publish -r http://localhost:4873 -t beta