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The tiniest and the fastest library for terminal output formatting with ANSI colors


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What is picocolors?

The picocolors npm package is a minimalistic library for coloring terminal text. It provides a simple and efficient way to add color to console output in Node.js applications. The package is designed to be lightweight and fast, making it an excellent choice for projects that require colored output without the overhead of more feature-rich libraries.

What are picocolors's main functionalities?

Text coloring

This feature allows you to color text output in the terminal. The example demonstrates how to make text appear red.

"const pico = require('picocolors');\nconsole.log(pico.red('This text is red'));"

Text styling

This feature enables you to apply styles such as bolding to your text output. The example shows how to make text bold.

"const pico = require('picocolors');\nconsole.log(pico.bold('This text is bold'));"

Background coloring

With this feature, you can set the background color of your text output. The example illustrates setting a green background for the text.

"const pico = require('picocolors');\nconsole.log(pico.bgGreen('This text has a green background'));"

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picocolors

The tiniest and the fastest library for terminal output formatting with ANSI colors.

import pc from "picocolors"

console.log(
  pc.green(`How are ${pc.italic(`you`)} doing?`)
)
  • No dependencies.
  • 14 times smaller and 2 times faster than chalk.
  • Used by popular tools like PostCSS, SVGO, Stylelint, and Browserslist.
  • Node.js v6+ & browsers support. Support for both CJS and ESM projects.
  • TypeScript type declarations included.
  • NO_COLOR friendly.

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Last updated on 13 Oct 2021

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