Improved Terminal Output Rendering

Keith Pitt on July 30, 2014Founder, CEO

Today we're shipping some updates to the build log output renderer as well as releasing a new version of the terminal gem (v0.3.2). The updates include:

Enhanced rendering of npm output

npm output should now look just like it appears in your terminal. npm install used to look something like this:


Now it looks like this:


There is also some basic support for background colors:



Unicode emojis are now supported. Now you can finally give your build scripts more cowbell:



We've extended the color support to render ANSI art correctly, so you can now render important build information 😉 such as the following example from ansize:


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