Auto generate package.json file for Nodejs project

Nodejs project is the easiest and fastest way to create web applications. A package.Json file is the configuration file for the Nodejs project, it included all the information regarding the project. The dependencies, developer dependencies, starting scripts and so on. We can manually add a package file to our project. The structure of a minimal package file will be as follows.

  "name": "Project Name",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "description": "Description of your Project",
  "main": "app.js",
  "scripts": {
    "test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1"
  "author": "Developer Name",
  "license": "ISC"

Auto generate package file

Node Package Manager can auto generate the package file by issuing the following command on Terminal

npm init
  •  npm will pull few question and answer them or leave it for default and then finally we will get the package.json file.


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