A CLI for generating URLs of YouTube thumbails from the Cloudinary database

Usage no npm install needed!

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Techlahoma Thumbnail Generator

Techlahoma Thumbnail Generator is a CLI tool for generating YouTube video thumbnails from the Cloudinary account.


Install this package globally from NPM:

$ npm i -g @chris-tse/thumbnail-gen

Basic Usage

To see all available options, run the command with the help flag:

$ thumbnail-gen --help

Specify all required options to generate a thumbnail with the desired info:

$ thumbnail-gen -t "A Great Talk" -s "Person Name" -g "OKC JS" -l okc-js -b code

You can now access the thumbnail-gen command via your terminal.


To get a development environment working for this project:

  1. Clone this project

    $ git clone https://github.com/chris-tse/thumbnail-gen
  2. Install dependencies

    $ npm i
  3. Watch for changes then in a new terminal instance install the project globally

    $ npm run watch
    $ npm i -g

Whenever a change is made, the project will be built to the lib directory and installing globally with allow the use of the thumbnail-gen command on your system for testing.


Use the help flag to display the options that are required:

$ thumbnail-gen --help


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

Please make sure to update tests as appropriate.