How to use the Angular CLI command line
The Angular CLI is a command-line interface tool that you use to initialize, develop, scaffold, and maintain Angular applications directly from a command shell.
Install the CLI using the npm package manager:
Angular CLI: 11.2.14 Node: 14.17.1 OS: darwin x64
To create, build, and serve a new, basic Angular project on a development server, go to the parent directory of your new workspace use the following commands:
? Do you want to enforce stricter type checking and stricter bundle budgets in the workspace? This setting helps improve maintainability and catch bugs ahead of time. For more information, see https://angular.io/strict Yes ? Would you like to add Angular routing? Yes ? Which stylesheet format would you like to use? SCSS [ https://sass-lang.com/documentation/syntax#scss ] CREATE project/README.md (1017 bytes) ......
✔ Browser application bundle generation complete. ✔ Copying assets complete. ✔ Index html generation complete. Initial Chunk Files | Names | Size vendor.js | vendor | 2.36 MB polyfills.js | polyfills | 128.77 kB main.js | main | 55.85 kB runtime.js | runtime | 6.15 kB styles.css | styles | 118 bytes | Initial Total | 2.54 MB Build at: 2021-06-27T12:30:22.658Z - Hash: f06216c42fb3364520f2 - Time: 10516ms
The Angular CLI Help Commands and Options
Options:addAdds support for an external library to your project.analyticsConfigures the gathering of Angular CLI usage metrics. See https://angular.io/cli/usage-analytics-gathering.build (b)Compiles an Angular app into an output directory named dist/ at the given output path. Must be executed from within a workspace directory.deployInvokes the deploy builder for a specified project or for the default project in the workspace.configRetrieves or sets Angular configuration values in the angular.json file for the workspace.doc (d)Opens the official Angular documentation (angular.io) in a browser, and searches for a given keyword.e2e (e)Builds and serves an Angular app, then runs end-to-end tests using Protractor.extract-i18n (i18n-extract, xi18n)Extracts i18n messages from source code.generate (g)Generates and/or modifies files based on a schematic.helpLists available commands and their short descriptions.lint (l)Runs linting tools on Angular app code in a given project folder.new (n)Creates a new workspace and an initial Angular application.runRuns an Architect target with an optional custom builder configuration defined in your project.serve (s)Builds and serves your app, rebuilding on file changes.test (t)Runs unit tests in a project.updateUpdates your application and its dependencies. See https://update.angular.io/version (v)Outputs Angular CLI version.