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Generate a static version of your nuxt application
$ npm run generate
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npm run generate is a command used with npm (Node Package Manager) to execute a specific script defined in the "scripts" section of the package.json file.

When you run npm run generate, npm looks for "generate" in the "scripts" section of package.json, and then executes the command specified in that script.

For example, the "scripts" section of package.json can contain:

"scripts": {
  "generate": "gulp build"

In this case, running npm run generate will execute the command "gulp build".

The purpose of using scripts in package.json is to define common, frequently used commands for your project. This way, users don't need to remember or type long command options each time they want to perform certain tasks. They can simply run npm run <script-name> to execute the desired command.

You can define your own scripts by adding key-value pairs to the "scripts" section of package.json. The key is the name of the script, and the value is the command to be executed. The command can be a single command or a chain of multiple commands executed in sequence.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.

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