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Welcome to readme-md-generator 👋

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CLI that generates beautiful files.
readme-md-generator will suggest you default answers by reading your package.json and git configuration.

✨ Demo

readme-md-generator is able to read your environment (package.json, git config...) to suggest you default answers during the creation process:



cli output

Example of package.json with good meta data:

// The package.json is not required to run README-MD-GENERATOR
  "name": "readme-md-generator",
  "version": "0.1.3",
  "description": "CLI that generates beautiful files.",
  "author": "Franck Abgrall",
  "license": "MIT",
  "homepage": "",
  "repository": {
    "type": "git",
    "url": "git+"
  "bugs": {
    "url": ""
  "engines": {
    "npm": ">=5.5.0",
    "node": ">=9.3.0"

🚀 Usage

Make sure you have npx installed (npx is shipped by default since npm 5.2.0)

Just run the following command at the root of your project and answer questions:

npx readme-md-generator

Or use default values for all questions (-y):

npx readme-md-generator -y

Use your own ejs README template (-p):

npx readme-md-generator -p path/to/my/own/

You can find ejs README template examples here.

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🤝 Contributing

Contributions, issues and feature requests are welcome.
Feel free to check issues page if you want to contribute.
Check the contributing guide.


👤 Franck Abgrall

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📝 License

Copyright © 2019 Franck Abgrall.
This project is MIT licensed.

This README was generated with ❤️ by readme-md-generator

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