Outline express rest API
An npm library to summarize your express rest API endpoints with HTTP methods in your terminal.
The additional experimental feature can also help you outline the return values of each end point.
Install library globally
npm i outline-express-rest-api -g
Since library will be installed globally, you can use it with 'npx outline' comment. After outline comment, path of a single route file or folder of route files should be called as below:
npx outline sample-route-files/customers.js
or to summarize all route files in the routes folder:
npx outline sample-route-files
If you want also to summarize possible return values of end points, add '--methods' at the end:
npx outline sample-route-files --methods
Sample output with '--methods' feature
Current version is still limited to fully outline express rest API. Only http methods & route end points & express application methods are summarized.
Improving accuracy of the experimental feature will be the next task.
Outlining of query strings & URL parameters will be included in the next version.
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