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Simple commandline interface to allow you to run cli or bash style commands as if you were in the terminal.

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node-cmd

Node.js commandline/terminal interface.

Simple commandline, terminal, or shell interface to allow you to run cli or bash style commands as if you were in the terminal.

Run commands asynchronously, and if needed can get the output as a string.

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GitHub info :
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Package details websites : * GitHub.io site. A prettier version of this site. * NPM Module. The npm page for the node-cmd module.

This work is licenced via the MIT Licence.

Methods

|method | arguments | functionality | returns | |-------|-----------|---------------|---------| |run | command, callback | runs a command asynchronously| args for callback

err
,
data
,
stderr
| |runSync| command | runs a command synchronously | obj {
err
,
data
,
stderr
} |

Examples

//*nix

var cmd=require('node-cmd');

//*nix supports multiline commands

cmd.runSync('touch ./example/example.created.file');

cmd.run(
    `cd ./example

ls`, function(err, data, stderr){ console.log('examples dir now contains the example file along with : ',data) } );

//Windows

var cmd=require('node-cmd');

//Windows multiline commands are not guaranteed to work try condensing to a single line.

const syncData=cmd.runSync('cd ./example & dir');

console.log(`

    Sync Err ${syncData.err}

    Sync stderr:  ${syncDir.stderr}

    Sync Data ${syncData.data}

`);

cmd.run(`dir`,
    function(err, data, stderr){
        console.log('the node-cmd dir contains : ',data)
    }
);

//clone this repo!

var cmd=require('node-cmd');

const syncClone=cmd.runSync('git clone https://github.com/RIAEvangelist/node-cmd.git');

console.log(syncClone);

Getting the CMD Process ID

    var cmd=require('node-cmd');

var process=cmd.run('node');
console.log(process.pid);

Running a python shell from node

const cmd=require('node-cmd');

const processRef=cmd.run('python -i'); let data_line = '';

//listen to the python terminal output processRef.stdout.on( 'data', function(data) { data_line += data; if (data_line[data_line.length-1] == '\n') { console.log(data_line); } } );

const pythonTerminalInput=`primes = [2, 3, 5, 7] for prime in primes: print(prime)

`;

//show what we are doing console.log(>>>${pythonTerminalInput});

//send it to the open python terminal processRef.stdin.write(pythonTerminalInput);

Output :

>>>primes = [2, 3, 5, 7]
for prime in primes:
    print(prime)


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