Yeoman generator for Chrome Extensions
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|Keywords||yeoman-generator, chrome, extension, addon|
Maintainer: Jimmy Moon
Chrome Extension generator that creates everything you need to get started with extension development. You can choose Browser UI(Browser,Page Action, Omnibox) type and select into permissions what you need.
- First make a new directory, and
cdinto it: mkdir my-new-chrome-extension && cd $_
- Install the generator:
npm install -g generator-chrome-extension
yo chrome-extension, optionally passing an extension name: yo chrome-extension [extension-name]
If you need more information abour Chrome Extension? Please visit Google Chrome Extension Develpment
Sets up a new Chrome Extension, generating all the boilerplate you need to get started.
Test Chrome Extension
To test, go to: chrome://extensions, enable Developer mode and load app as an unpacked extension.
Support for LiveReload
Build & Package
By default, generators compress the file that was created by building a js/css/html/resource file. You can distribute the compressed file using the Chrome Developer Dashboard to publish to the Chrome Web Store.
Run this command to build your Chrome Extension project.
Skips the automatic execution of
npmafter scaffolding has finished.
mocha. Can be switched for another supported testing framework like
Add support for CoffeeScript.
Add support for Compass.
WARN, Compiled files that generated by coffee or compass will be remained if your Chrome App is running on Chrome App container (with
grunt debug). You should remove or ignore that files if you don't want to commit to repo.
See the contributing docs