breaking down, package.json

01 | Using Config within package.json

package.json
{
  "name": "npm-labs",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "description": "",
  "main": "start.js",
  "config": {
    "env": "dev"
  },
  "scripts": {
    "show-conf": "echo env: $npm_package_config_env",
    "first-task": "npm run second-task",
    "second-task": "npm run build --env=$npm_package_config_env",
    "test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1",
    "build": "node start.js"
  },
  "author": "hamzeen",
  "license": "ISC"
}
start.js
console.log("name:" + process.env.npm_config_env);

usage:

$ npm run first-task

02 | Passing args to JS file

package.json
{
  "name": "npm-labs",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "description": "",
  "main": "start.js",
  "scripts": {
    "test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1",
    "build": "node start.js"
  },
  "author": "hamzeen",
  "license": "ISC"
}
start.js
console.log("name:" + process.env.npm_config_name);

usage:

$ npm run build --name=app-name
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