A generator for Yeoman with php support

npm install generator-frontend-php
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A generator for Yeoman.

Getting Started

What is Yeoman?

Trick question. It's not a thing. It's this guy:

Basically, he wears a top hat, lives in your computer, and waits for you to tell him what kind of application you wish to create.

Not every new computer comes with a Yeoman pre-installed. He lives in the npm package repository. You only have to ask for him once, then he packs up and moves into your hard drive. Make sure you clean up, he likes new and shiny things.

$ npm install -g yo

PHP Frontend Generator

Generate static html files using php with the power of that nice gentleman.

  • Local Connect web-server
  • Live reloading
  • HTML5 Boilerplate
  • Integration of PureCSS, Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Compiling PHP templates to HTML
  • Compiling Sass and Less
  • RequireJS
  • JS testing with Mocha, Qunit or Jasmine
  • Plato Reports
  • CSS and JS minification
  • Strip unused CSS with grunt-uncss
  • Image optimization
  • HTML and JS linting
  • Custom Modernizr build

To install generator-frontend-php from npm, run:

$ npm install -g generator-frontend-php

To make this work you need the php-cgi binaray in your PATH.

Finally, initiate the generator:

$ yo frontend-php

Installing php-cgi


The php-cgi binary can be installed via Homebrew by tapping the homebrew-php repository:

brew tap homebrew/dupes
brew tap josegonzalez/homebrew-php
brew install php54

The php-cgi binary can be installed via XAMPP. Here is how you can add the binary to your PATH: Link

sudo apt-get install php5-cgi


MIT License

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