How to Create a ZIP file in Node JS - Tutorial

How to Create a ZIP file in Node JS

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In this article, we are going to teach you how you can create a ZIP file of any file or folder with all its sub-folders in Node JS.

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First, you need to install a module named “zip-local” in your project. So run the following command in your command prompt or terminal:

npm install zip-local

Then you need to include the module in your server file where you want to use it.

const zipLocal = require("zip-local");

After that, whenever you want to want to execute the code to create a folder ZIP, paste the following lines:

zipLocal.sync.zip("files").compress().save("my-files.zip");

zip(): Accepts the path and name of the file or folder that needs to be zipped.

save(): Accepts the path and name of a new ZIP file.

So that’s how you can create a zip file in your Node JS project.
Learn how to password protect a zip file from this tutorial.

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