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Create an Angular application

Usage

nx generate application ...
nx g app ... # same

By default, Nx will search for application in the default collection provisioned in angular.json.

You can specify the collection explicitly as follows:

nx g @nrwl/angular:application ...

Show what will be generated without writing to disk:

nx g application ... --dry-run

Options

backendProject

Type: string

Backend project that provides data to this application. This sets up proxy.config.json.

directory

Type: string

The directory of the new application.

e2eTestRunner

Default: cypress

Type: string

Possible values: protractor, cypress, none

Test runner to use for end to end (e2e) tests

enableIvy

Default: true

Type: boolean

Create a new app that uses the Ivy rendering engine.

inlineStyle

Alias(es): s

Default: false

Type: boolean

Specifies if the style will be in the ts file.

inlineTemplate

Alias(es): t

Default: false

Type: boolean

Specifies if the template will be in the ts file.

linter

Default: tslint

Type: string

Possible values: tslint, eslint

The tool to use for running lint checks.

name

Type: string

The name of the application.

prefix

Alias(es): p

Type: string

The prefix to apply to generated selectors.

routing

Default: false

Type: boolean

Generates a routing module.

skipFormat

Default: false

Type: boolean

Skip formatting files

skipPackageJson

Default: false

Type: boolean

Do not add dependencies to package.json.

skipTests

Alias(es): S

Default: false

Type: boolean

Skip creating spec files.

strict

Default: false

Type: boolean

Creates an application with stricter type checking and build optimization options.

style

Default: css

Type: string

Possible values: css, scss, styl, less

The file extension to be used for style files.

tags

Type: string

Add tags to the application (used for linting)

unitTestRunner

Default: jest

Type: string

Possible values: karma, jest, none

Test runner to use for unit tests

viewEncapsulation

Type: string

Possible values: Emulated, Native, None

Specifies the view encapsulation strategy.