package-diff-summary

compare package.json files to create CHANGELOG.md entries

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compare package.json files to create CHANGELOG.md entries

Installation

npm install --global package-diff-summary

OR
yarn global add package-diff-summary

Usage

Usage
  $ package-diff-summary <revision>

Options
  -h, --help
  -v, --version

Output is intended to be copy-paste compatible with "Keep a CHANGELOG"

Example

For this very project, these commands:
git checkout 1.1.0
package-diff-summary 1.0.0

outputs this Markdown / CommonMark text:
- depend upon [github-url-from-git](https://www.npmjs.com/package/github-url-from-git) ^[1.5.0](https://github.com/visionmedia/node-github-url-from-git/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md)

- depend upon [package-engines-notifier](https://www.npmjs.com/package/package-engines-notifier) ^[1.1.0](https://github.com/jokeyrhyme/package-engines-notifier.js/releases/tag/1.1.0)

- depend upon [read-pkg-up](https://www.npmjs.com/package/read-pkg-up) ^2.0.0

which looks like:


Configuration

GITHUBOAUTHTOKEN

Generate a new GitHub Personal Access Token without any special permissions, and set this as the value for the GITHUB_OAUTH_TOKEN environment variable.
This will reduce the likelihood of rate-limiting by GitHub's API, which will in turn increase the accuracy of the hyperlinks discovered.

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