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library

Create a library

Usage

nx generate library ...
nx g lib ... # same

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

You can specify the collection explicitly as follows:

nx g @nrwl/react:library ...

Show what will be generated without writing to disk:

nx g library ... --dry-run

Examples

Generate libs/myapp/mylib:

nx g lib mylib --directory=myapp

Generate a library with routes and add them to myapp:

nx g lib mylib --appProject=myapp

Options

appProject

Alias(es): a

Type: string

The application project to add the library route to.

buildable

Default: false

Type: boolean

Generate a buildable library.

component

Default: true

Type: boolean

Generate a default component.

directory

Alias(es): d

Type: string

A directory where the lib is placed.

importPath

Type: string

The library name used to import it, like @myorg/my-awesome-lib

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

Library name

pascalCaseFiles

Alias(es): P

Default: false

Type: boolean

Use pascal case component file name (e.g. App.tsx).

publishable

Type: boolean

Create a publishable library.

routing

Type: boolean

Generate library with routes.

skipFormat

Default: false

Type: boolean

Skip formatting files.

skipTsConfig

Default: false

Type: boolean

Do not update tsconfig.json for development experience.

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 library (used for linting).

unitTestRunner

Default: jest

Type: string

Possible values: jest, none

Test runner to use for unit tests.