Pretty Diff version 3
A language aware diff, beautification, and minification tool.
This version of Pretty Diff is still in development and is not released to NPM. For the current production version use branch 2.2.9 and NPM package prettydiff2
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:prettydiff/prettydiff.git cd prettydiff npm install typescript -g npm install eslint -g tsc --pretty node js/services build nocheck
The application runs on the terminal with Node.js and in a web browser.
- To get started with Node try
node js/services commands
- To get started in a browser try this command with Node:
node js/services serverand then in your web browser go to http://localhost:9001
Executing in the web browser presents a handy GUI with interactive documentation immediately available. This is convenient when Node.js is not available or installing software is not allowed.
- To execute immediately simply open index.xhtml using the local file system path in your web browser.
- To test and automatically rebuild and refresh upon code modification launch the server:
node js/services server
- Open http://localhost:9001/ in your web browser
Executing in a terminal shell is powerful when you need access to additional tools, the local file system, or wish to integrate Pretty Diff output into other application tasks. The application comes with some additional utilities not available to the browser, such as: hashing, base64 encoding, file system tools, and other features.
- To get started execute
node js/services commandsfor a list of available commands.
- For detailed documentation on a specific command supply the command name:
node js/services commands base64
- To see a list of available Pretty Diff options execute
node js/services options
- The option list supports filtering against the documentation headings and values:
node js/services options mode:diff api:node
- For detailed documentation about a specific option execute the option command with the named option:
node js/services options readmethod
- To see execution details of a specific command specify the verbose flag:
node js/services options readmethod --verbose