build

Build a Node application

Properties can be configured in workspace.json when defining the executor, or when invoking it. Read more about how to use executors and the CLI here: https://nx.dev/latest/react/getting-started/nx-cli#common-commands.

Properties

assets

Type: array

List of static application assets.

buildLibsFromSource

Default: true

Type: boolean

Read buildable libraries from source instead of building them separately.

externalDependencies

Default: all

Type: string | string[]

Dependencies to keep external to the bundle. ("all" (default), "none", or an array of module names)

extractLicenses

Default: false

Type: boolean

Extract all licenses in a separate file, in the case of production builds only.

fileReplacements

Type: object[]

Replace files with other files in the build.

replace

Type: string

undefined

with

Type: string

undefined

generatePackageJson

Default: false

Type: boolean

Generates a package.json file with the project's node_module dependencies populated for installing in a container. If a package.json exists in the project's directory, it will be reused with dependencies populated.

main

Type: string

The name of the main entry-point file.

maxWorkers

Type: number

Number of workers to use for type checking. (defaults to # of CPUS - 2)

memoryLimit

Type: number

Memory limit for type checking service process in MB. (defaults to 2048)

optimization

Default: false

Type: boolean

Defines the optimization level of the build.

outputPath

Type: string

The output path of the generated files.

poll

Type: number

Frequency of file watcher in ms.

progress

Default: false

Type: boolean

Log progress to the console while building.

showCircularDependencies

Default: false

Type: boolean

Show circular dependency warnings on builds.

sourceMap

Default: true

Type: boolean

Produce source maps.

statsJson

Default: false

Type: boolean

Generates a 'stats.json' file which can be analyzed using tools such as: 'webpack-bundle-analyzer' or https://webpack.github.io/analyse.

tsConfig

Type: string

The name of the Typescript configuration file.

verbose

Default: false

Type: boolean

Emits verbose output

watch

Default: false

Type: boolean

Run build when files change.

webpackConfig

Type: string

Path to a function which takes a webpack config, context and returns the resulting webpack config