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Creating a Jest CLI Script

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>> Brian: So we've been running our jest with npx. The best way to do this is actually go into your package.json. Here, I have test. Let's just make that jest --silent, okay? And then we'll add another one called test:update. And we'll input that -u on that. So now instead of doing, clear, npm run test,

>> Brian: That'll run jest for us. In fact, test is special one, so you can actually go as far as npm t. It'll actually run test for you.