Scaffold out a Chrome app
Maintainer: Jimmy Moon
Chrome Apps boilerplate generator that creates everything you need to get started with development. To test, go to: chrome://extensions, enable Developer mode and load
appas an unpacked extension.
- First make a new directory, and
cdinto it: mkdir my-new-chromeapp && cd $_
- Install the generator:
npm install -g generator-chromeapp
Sets up a new Chrome App, generating all the boilerplate you need to get started.
Create manifest.json or append permission into manifest.json. You can choose permission to put into manifest.json
You can create a new Chrome App by the google-chrome-app samples on github repository.
Creates a production build, production files to zip file. You can publish zip file to Chrome Web Store.
Support two preview mode. LiveReload/run/debug your Chrome App on Chrome browser and Chrome app container.
grunt debug- Default, run you Chrome App on Chrome app container
grunt debug:server- Run you Chrome App on Chrome browser like 'serve' task of webapp.
Skips the automatic execution of
npmafter scaffolding has finished.
mocha. Can be switched for another supported testing framework like
gitto check the google-chrome-app samples on github repository
Add support for CoffeeScript.
Add support for Compass.
WARN, Compiled files that generated by coffee or compass will be remained if your Chrome App running on Chrome App container (with
grunt debug). You should remove or ignore that files if you don't want to commit to repo.
See the contributing docs