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ProjectMan is a command line tool to easily save/open your favorite projects right from command line. `pm add` to add projects and `pm open` to open them from anywhere you want🦸
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ProjectMan is a CLI which lets you add projects to favorites using command pm add and open them from anywhere you want using command pm open.

Along with this there are also other commands like pm seteditor, pm remove, cd $(pm getpath) which we will see below.

# Installation

## Using NPM

If you have NodeJS installed in your machine

npm install -g projectman


## Download Binaries

Download button for windows Download button for Linux Download button for MACOS

# Commands

pm is an alias of projectman so you can use pm <command> or projectman <command>

## Open Project

Usage :

pm open [projectName]

[projectName] is an optional parameter.

Alias: pm o, pm

## Add project

cd /till/the/project
pm add

## Set Editor

pm seteditor

Sets default editor to open projects from.

Flag: --for-project

pm seteditor --for-project

Sets different editor for a specific project. E.g You can use VSCode for other projects and Atom for CoolProject1

If your TextEditor/IDE is not listed, You can select option Other from the list and give your editorCommand. Read editorCommand ref for more information.

## cd to a project without opening.

cd $(pm getpath [projectName])

[projectName] is an optional parameter. Alias : cd $(pm gp) (Note: This does not work in Windows cmd, You can use it in Windows Powershell)

## Remove Project

pm remove

Removes project from favorites.

## Remove editor

pm rmeditor

Shows list of project and removes the project specific editor from the project.

pm rmeditor --all

removes all project specific editors.


If you want to sort projects/change name of project/change path, You can type pm edit to open settings.json

Example settings:

    "commandToOpen": "code",
    "projects": [
            "name": "Project1",
            "path": "path/to/project1"
            "name": "Project2",
            "path": "path/to/project2",
            "editor": "atom"
            "name": "Project3",
            "path": "path/to/project3"

This will show three projects in pm open and project2 will be opened in Atom and other projects will be opened in Visual Studio Code

Settings Ref:

> commandToOpen :

  • This is your editor's command, this command will be used to open the file in your editor.
  • Default is code which opens in vscode.
  • This is the command that you normally use to open directories in your editor.
Editor 'commandToOpen' value
VSCode code
Atom atom
Sublime subl
Vim vim
WebStorm wstorm

> projects. name :

  • This is the name that will be visible when you type projectman open

> projects. path :

  • This should be the absolute path to your folder.

> projects. editor :

  • This is optional key. In case it doesn't exist it will read value from commandToOpen
  • You can use this to specify separate editor for a particular project.
  • You can set it by adding "editor": "<commandToOpen>" in projects array in settings.json (Example is shown above)



> cd to directory without opening the project.

cd $(pm getpath)

This will allow users to jump to a directory in command line without opening the project.

PR : #9 (Thank You @ZakariaTalhami) Issue : #5 (Thank you @feitzi)

> --for-project flag in pm seteditor:

pm seteditor --for-project

This will allow users to set different editor for a specific project E.g. Set Atom for Project1 and have VSCode for other projects

Isssue : #13 PR : #16

> Other option added in pm seteditor :

You can now select other option and type the editorCommand as an input rather than typing pm seteditor [editorCommand]

> New command pm rmeditor:

pm rmeditor

This will allow users to remove the project specific editors. You can either pm rmeditor and choose the project to remove editor or pm rmeditor --all to remove all project specific editors.

. . . . For More Changes read

Contributing to ProjectMan

contributions welcome to projectman

I would be extremely happy to have people contribute to ProjectMan. You can read Contribution guidelines in

Thank you for showing Interest! Do contribute and star ProjectMan🦸 on GitHub

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