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grunt-aem-watch

A simple plug-in to upload files to an active AEM instance, recommended for use with grunt-contrib-watch.

grunt-aem-watch

aem-watch task

Usage

aem-watch: {
    localAuthor: {
        options: {
            server: 'author'
        },
        src: [
            'your/js/path/**/*.js',
            'your/css/path/**/*.css',
        ]
    },
    localPublish: {
        options: {
            server: 'publish'
        },
        src: [
            'your/js/path/**/*.js',
            'your/css/path/**/*.css',
        ]
    },
    qaAuthor: {
        options: {
            host: 'qa-author.mydomain.com',
            password: 'myqapassword',
            server: 'author',
            username: 'myqausername'
        },
        src: [
            'your/js/path/**/*.js',
            'your/css/path/**/*.css',
        ]
    },
    qaPublish: {
        options: {
            host: 'qa-publish.mydomain.com',
            password: 'myqapassword',
            server: 'publish',
            username: 'myqausername'
        },
        src: [
            'your/js/path/**/*.js',
            'your/css/path/**/*.css',
        ]
    }
}

... then your Grunt Watch configuration...

watch: {
    your_task: {
        files: <your file rules>,
        tasks: ['aem-watch:localAuthor', 'aem-watch:localPublish']
    }
}

Allowed Options

  • host - The host (without protocol or port) to call, defaults to 'localhost'
  • password - The password to use, defaults to 'admin'
  • port - The port to use, defaults to '4502' for 'author' and '4503' for 'publish'
  • server - Optional set of default configurations, either 'author' or 'publish'
  • target - The target path to use if not the same as the file location, e.g. if you need to prefix with '/etc/designs/your-design/' you would define that as your target
  • updateWindow - this allows you to specify, in seconds, how recently a file was updated to be eligible, defaults to 15
  • username - The username to use, defaults to 'admin'