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Orval reference

Orval provides a set of options that allow you to generate your models or the API calls of your application. This page contains a complete list of all Orval options available.

To download and install Orval, follow the instructions here.

Basic Usage

The orval command is used to generate client with appropriate type-signatures. By default search for an orval.config.js file.

$ orval

Input

The --input option, shorthand -i, can be used to set the path or link to your OpenApi specification.

$ orval --input ./petstore.yaml

Output

The --output option, shorthand -o, can be used to set the path to where you want to generate your models and HTTP calls.

$ orval --output ./api/endpoints/petstoreFromFileSpec.ts"

Config

The --config option, shorthand -c, can be used to set the path to your Orval config.

$ orval --config ./api/orval.config.js

Project

The --project option, shorthand -p, can be used to focus on one project of your Orval config.

$ orval --project petstore

Watch

The --watch option, shorthand -w, can be used to watch some files and execute orval when they change. if path is not specified, it watches the specification files. Repeat "--watch" for more than one path

$ orval --watch
$ orval --watch ./src

Clean

The --clean, can be used to clean generated files. Be carefull clean all output target and schemas folder.

$ orval --clean
$ orval --clean ./src

Prettier

The --prettier, can be used to prettier generated files. You need to have prettier in your dependencies.

$ orval --prettier

tslint

The --tslint, can be used to specify tslint (TSLint is deprecated in favour of eslint + plugins) as typescript linter instead of eslint. You need to have tslint in your dependencies.

$ orval --tslint

tsconfig

The --tsconfig, can be used to specify the path to your tsconfig.

$ orval --tsconfig ./src/tsconfig.json
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