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Create an 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/react:application ...

Show what will be generated without writing to disk:

nx g application ... --dry-run

Examples

Generate apps/myorg/myapp and apps/myorg/myapp-e2e:

nx g app myapp --directory=myorg

Use class components instead of functional components:

nx g app myapp --classComponent

Set up React Router:

nx g app myapp --routing

Options

classComponent

Alias(es): C

Default: false

Type: boolean

Use class components instead of functional component.

directory

Alias(es): d

Type: string

The directory of the new application.

e2eTestRunner

Default: cypress

Type: string

Possible values: cypress, none

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

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 component file name (e.g. App.tsx).

routing

Default: false

Type: boolean

Generate application with routes.

skipFormat

Default: false

Type: boolean

Skip formatting files.

skipWorkspaceJson

Default: false

Type: boolean

Skip updating workspace.json with default schematic options based on values provided to this app (e.g. babel, style).

style

Alias(es): s

Default: css

Type: string

Possible values: css, scss, styl, less, styled-components, @emotion/styled, styled-jsx, none

The file extension to be used for style files.

tags

Alias(es): t

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.