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Workflow management for Garlic Tech projects

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The information below applies all the Garlic Tech projects.

Before everything, read the the pages common to all the GarlicTech projects.


Make sure that you use npm version >= 3.0.0 and node version 5.0.0.


After cloning, do the usual

npm install

The instal process will create a .env file. Edit it, to add development setup. Probably the first thing is: uncomment the NODE_ENV=development line. Mind, that the e2e test bundle is built only if this environment variable is set.

Commands during development

  • Set up development environment

npm run setup-dev

The command pulls an example .env file, sets up protractor, etc. You need to do it once, after npm install.

  • Start a development web server, with livereload:

npm start

  • Build the project (in the dist directory):

npm run build

  • Run the unit tests:

npm run unittest

In development mode it will watch sources anr re-run tests on changes. In production mode, it runs it once.

  • Important *: Currently, karma requires that the dist folder exists, with the compiled project. So, before running unittests, make sure that you issued npm run build at least once.

  • Set up selenium (do in once):

npm run protractor-setup

Postinstall tries to execute this step. Use this command explicitly it it failed for some reason.

  • Start selenium server for protractor tests:

npm run protractor-start

  • Execute e2e tests (selenium must be running):

npm run e2e-tests

Before running it, you have to start selenium (npm run protractor-start) and a web server serving the project (npm start). Also, ensure, that the webpack bundle containing the test app is built.

  • Watch source changes

npm run start-watch

This command watches source files and rebuilds the project if it changes. It does not start development server. The command is useful when you develop ionic applications with livereload: project is built in the dist folder, and the emulator can reload the app.

  • Profile webpack build

npm run webpack-profile

It produces a webpack-stats.json file. Upload it to the Webpack analyse tool and

Gulp commands

They are really done during development. Available gulp commands:

gulp help

You can find some more info in https://github.com/garlictech/garlictech-workflows-common.

Content of package.json

  • main filed should be present: it should be the index file that is the main entry point of the package. Karma, etc. uses it!

  • A special construct may be present, here is an example:

"garlic": {
  "type": "module",
  "unittest": "./src/test/unit/test.coffee"
  • type: Must be "module" if the package is an (Angular) module. In this case, the index.html in the e2e test will be used, where you can implement your e2e tests. Otherwise, the package is an application package, it has src/index.html, so npm start uses that.

  • unittest: The entry point of the unit tests. By default, it is ./src/test/unit/test.coffee. Change it if you have vanilla Javascript, etc. project.

  • config field

  • port: webpack dev server uses this port (so, it is available as npm_package_config_port environment variable)



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