npm commander 8.0.0-0

Added

  • .getOptionValue() and .setOptionValue() (#1521)
  • .hook() with support for 'preAction' and 'postAction' callbacks (#1514)
  • .argument(name, description) for adding command-arguments (#1490)
    • supports default value for optional command-arguments (#1508)
    • supports custom processing function (#1508)
  • .createArgument() factory method (#1497)
  • the number of command-arguments is checked for programs without an action handler (#1502)

Changed

  • refactor and simplify TypeScript declarations (with no default export) (#1520)
  • .parseAsync() is now declared as async (#1513)
  • Breaking: Help method .visibleArguments() returns array of Argument (#1490)
  • Breaking: Commander 8 requires Node.js 12 or higher (#1500)
  • Breaking: CommanderError code commander.invalidOptionArgument renamed commander.invalidArgument (#1508)
  • Breaking: TypeScript declaration for .addTextHelp() callback no longer allows result of undefined, now just string (#1516)

Deprecated

  • second parameter of cmd.description(desc, argDescriptions) for adding argument descriptions (#1490)
    • (use new .argument(name, description) instead)
  • InvalidOptionArgumentError (replaced by InvalidArgumentError) (#1508)

Removed

  • Breaking: TypeScript declaration for default export of global Command object (#1520)
    • (still available as named program export)
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