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Formidable react template for denim





ReactJS application starter template for use with denim


  • Lint: eslint-config-formidable
  • Test: Karma/Mocha/Sinon/Chai/Enzyme
  • Hot Reloading
  • CSS Modules
  • PWA Features (manifest, sw-precache, app icons)
  • Polyfills
  • React Router v4
  • React Helmet
  • Babel (stage-0, react, 2015, constant-elements)
  • Webpack 2
    • System.import code splitting
    • Loaders: babel, css, style, postcss, json, file, url


  • If not already installed, install denim (npm install -g denim)
  • From your command line, run denim denim-react-app
  • cd into your created app directory
  • Run yarn or npm install
  • Run npm run dev and open localhost:3000 to view your running application


  • npm run build - Builds a production version of your application
  • npm run dev - Starts your development server
  • npm run lint - Eslint checks your code
  • npm run prod - Starts your production server, serves your build folder
  • npm run test - Runs Mocha tests & coverage