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A Yeoman generator for LINCS webapps.

Getting Started

How do I use this thing?

This is a yeoman generator, so you need to have yeoman installed. Head over to yeoman

Not every new computer comes with a Yeoman pre-installed. He lives in the npm package repository. You only have to ask for him once, then he packs up and moves into your hard drive. Make sure you clean up, he likes new and shiny things.

$ npm install -g yo

Yeoman Generators

Yeoman travels light. He didn't pack any generators when he moved in. You can think of a generator like a plug-in. You get to choose what type of application you wish to create, such as a Backbone application or even a Chrome extension. This generator sets you up with a shiny new template LINCS web application along with fun things like an auto-updating dev enviroment.

To install generator-lincsapp from npm, run:

$ npm install -g generator-lincsapp

next make a folder to hold your webapp and run the following to initiate the generator in that folder:

$ yo lincsapp

yeoman will ask you a few questions to set up your app and install dependencies for the dev environment. To see your new app in action run:

$ grunt

with that up and running, modify the file at:


to grow your app and watch it take shape with live updates!


MIT License