simple-boilerplate

A simple, configurable, template based boilerplate project generator

npm install simple-boilerplate
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simple-boilerplate

A simple, configurable, template based boilerplate project generator

Features

  • should copy the template files to the given folder
  • should make replacements in the files and file names it copies
  • should fail gracefully on errors

Installation

npm install boilerplate

API

var Boilerplate = require('simple-boilerplate');

var REPLACEMENTS = [{
  what: 'A_FIELD',
  with: 'some text'
}, {
  what: 'ANOTHER_FIELD',
  with: 'some other text'
}];

var boilerplate = new Boilerplate(TEMPLATE_DIRECTORY);
boilerplate.generate(TARGET_DIRECTORY, REPLACEMENTS, function(error) {
  if (error) {
    // a problem occurred generating the boiler plate
  } else {
    // the boiler plate project will have been generated in TARGET_DIRECTORY,
    // copying the contents of the TEMPLATE_DIRECTORY and making the specified
    // replacements both in file names and within the file contents
  }
});

Roadmap

  • None at this time

Contributing

In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using ./grunt.sh or .\grunt.bat.

Release History

(Nothing yet)

License

Copyright (c) 2012 Peter Halliday
Licensed under the MIT license.

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