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generates tiny node projects or big browserify apps!





welcome 2 hell

simple scaffolding tool for making tiny node modules or big Browserify'd web apps!

NPM Build Status js-standard-style


npm install -g mkproj


$ mkproj wat
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$$$\    $$$ |      $$ | $$  |      $$  __$$\       $$  __$$\       $$  __$$\          \__$$ |
$$$$\  $$$$ |      $$ |$$  /       $$ |  $$ |      $$ |  $$ |      $$ /  $$ |            $$ |
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$$ |\$  /$$ |      $$ |\$$\        $$ |            $$ |  $$ |      $$ |  $$ |      $$ |  $$ |
$$ | \_/ $$ |      $$ | \$$\       $$ |            $$ |  $$ |       $$$$$$  |      \$$$$$$  |
\__|     \__|      \__|  \__|      \__|            \__|  \__|       \______/        \______/

CREATED: wat/.gitignore
CREATED: wat/.travis.yml
CREATED: wat/.npmignore
CREATED: wat/`package.json`
CREATED: wat/index.js
CREATED: wat/test.js
wat project has been mk'd with  boilerplate!
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W A Y    C H I L L!               =^.^=            R A D I C A L!

After generating the project folder/files, it cd's into the new folder and runs npm init and npm install and git init and git commit -m "initial" FOR YOU! NO WORRIES! WE GOT YOU ON THIS ONE!


Just cd into any project folder that contains a package.json, whether created via mkproj or not, and run:

  mkproj -b

This will npm install some junk and add modify yr package.json and make a /www with some HTML5 and CSS3 boilerplate all good to go

If at any point the module hits a bump in the road due to, say, a file already existing or a duplicate scripts entry it will output a helpful error, thus allowing you, the programmer, to rectify this error.


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generates tiny node projects

  -b, --browserify, --browser, --bacon      installs browserify/watchify and
                                            adds /www folder           [boolean]
  -n, --noPleaseDoNotInstallThanks, --      skip the whole "npm init/npm install
  noFunnyBusiness                           /git init/initial commit" business
  -h, --help                                Show help                  [boolean]

  mkproj yr-awesome-vanilla-node-project
  mkproj yr-cool-browser-app -b
  mkproj -b # add /www and browserify to
  an existing project


Browserify is awesome. It lets you use node modules in the browser, and push all yr code to npm. Sweet. Even if you are making a "node module" to publish, you might want to use browserify to create a tiny demo page for your tiny module. Run npm run watch to start watchify and also plz fire up a simple HTTPserver (i like this node module though any sort of gem or egg will do) and then you can immediately get started writing NODE IN THE BROWSER ZOMG AWESOME! This also adds gh-pages deploy, which is a pretty sweet way to push yr projects to the cloud for free. Check the config in the package.json. read more about browserify


mkproj installs standard on all projects by default. It is ok. Do not fret or gnash those teeth! The semi-colons will be automatically inserted by the computer. This is the first thing that runs if you npm test. TBQH, I vastly prefer function(){} over function () {}, which is what standard expects, but hey, I roll with it.


A test.js file will be created for you which requires tape if you are using browserify or tap if you are not. The only real difference between tape and tap is that the former is for the browser and the latter is for the Node.js. npm test will fire off this test file, after running standard of course.


My close friend will totally check out your code and run your tests whenever you push to git or whatever, all for free. I even put little twitter bots and silly art projects on CI because it is worth getting that extra once-over from my longtime friend, Travis. If yr developing on a macbook and deploying to various linux-based cloud architectures then CI is indispendable for catching all those little edge case environment bugs.


Aww yeah you got some badges in that Yeah you do. Look at those! Just replace the 2 instances of YR_TRAVIS_USER_NAME with, umm, your travis user name. Oh also if you are publishing or distributing your project please for the love of glob write an appropriate amount of documentation in yr, thanks.


'mkproj' creates a dummy index.js as well as a tap/tape smokescreen test suite as part of its regular due course of use. When testing this module, it generates a dummy app and makes assertions against the result, but it also copies the tests/{tap,tape}_modules directory into the generated test directory, and then runs the test suite that is generated by the test suite. META-TDD, AWWW YEAH.