gar

The lightweight Node arguments parser


Keywords
argument, args, argv, parse, cli, command-line, parser, command, lightweight, argument-parser, argument-parsing, arguments, argv-parser, javascript, node, node-js, nodejs, npm, npm-package
License
MIT
Install
npm install gar@1.0.2

Documentation

gar

The lightweight Node arguments parser

GitHub | NPM

Install

npm i gar

Use

gar usage demo

const args = require('gar')(process.argv.slice(2))

console.log(args)

So for: -h hey --toggle -ac --hey=hi -spaced "hey there" -num 1 lone

{
	"h": "hey",
	"toggle": true,
	"a": true,
	"c": true,
	"hey": "hi",
	"spaced": "hey there",
	"num": 1,
	"_": ["lone"]
}

Why use gar?

gar is way more lightweight than other argument parsing packages.

Here's a size comparison table:

Package Size
optimist optimist package size
minimist minimist package size
args-parser args-parser package size
gar gar package size