HTML and text file builder / collator
BoxIt is a command-line tool designed to make compiling a single HTML page (or even plain text) from multiple snippets locally a lot simpler.
This project was created as a follow-up project to deckem which I started as to help with creating deck.js presentations. Deckem wasn't really the right solution though, as it was too narrow in it's focus.
By comparison, Boxit is incredibly flexible and allows you to use both local and remote resources to create static local files (suitable for offline bundling).
Creating a deck.js presentation is one potential use, but it could just as easily be used to assist with collating multiple HTML sections of a single page mobile app, or even possibly creating a CSV file.
The first thing you need to do is to create a configuration file that defines your project file that instructs BoxIt how to behave. A reference example has beencreated in this repository and the json configuration file from that example is shown below:
This config file is parsed and converted into a html file (by default) with the same name as the json file. For instance, this example file is presentation.json so would be converted to presentation.html.
To be completed.
To be completed.
To be completed, but take a look at the
packing instructions repository for
some examples. Essentially, you have a
json file that defines the
template and an accompanying handlebars template
file that source files are passed through.
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