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Create a node 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/node:application ...

Show what will be generated without writing to disk:

nx g application ... --dry-run

Options

babelJest

Default: false

Type: boolean

Use babel instead ts-jest

directory

Type: string

The directory of the new application.

frontendProject

Type: string

Frontend project that needs to access this application. This sets up proxy configuration.

js

Default: false

Type: boolean

Generate JavaScript files rather than TypeScript files.

linter

Default: eslint

Type: string

Possible values: eslint, tslint

The tool to use for running lint checks.

name

Type: string

The name of the application.

pascalCaseFiles

Alias(es): P

Default: false

Type: boolean

Use pascal case file names.

skipFormat

Default: false

Type: boolean

Skip formatting files

skipPackageJson

Default: false

Type: boolean

Do not add dependencies to package.json.

tags

Type: string

Add tags to the application (used for linting)

unitTestRunner

Default: jest

Type: string

Possible values: jest, none

Test runner to use for unit tests