An express generator for Yeoman

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A simple express generator for Yeoman.

Getting Started

If you'd like to get to know Yeoman better and meet some of his friends, Grunt and Bower, check out the complete Getting Started Guide.


The generator comes with jquery and Bootstrap.

Newly added functionality is the ability to choose between express 3.x setup and express 4.x.

Get to know more about express 4.x over here and here.

Express-generator-simple supports these css preprocessors :

and these view engines :

Added support for the Gruntfile in either coffeescript or javascript


install generator-express-simple by running

npm install -g generator-express-simple


yo express-simple [appname]

appname - optional

Now your app is ready to be run.


All configurations are in the Gruntfile, to start the server and start developing.




Fork :fork_and_knife: the repo or whatever you want to do then:

  • if it is a fix,
    • create a new branch with the naming convention following this style: fix/[fixname] or fix-[fixname]
  • if it is a new feature,
    • create a new branch with the naming convention following this style: feature/[featurename] or feature-[featurename]

Make sure the tests are passing and send a pull request.


MIT License

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