stringifies npm-written json files

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import stringifyPackage from '';


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stringify-package is a standalone library for writing out package data as a JSON file. It is extracted from npm.


$ npm install stringify-package

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const fs = require('fs')
const pkg = { /* ... */ }

fs.writeFile('package.json', stringifyPackage(pkg), 'utf8', cb(err) => {
    // ...


  • Ensures consistent file indentation
    To match existing file indentation, detect-indent is recommended.

  • Ensures consistent newlines
    To match existing newline characters, detect-newline is recommended.


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> stringifyPackage(data, indent, newline) -> String


  • data - the package data as an object to be stringified
  • indent - the number of spaces to use for each level of indentation (defaults to 2)
  • newline - the character(s) to be used as a line terminator