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    grunt-appular-docspublic

    grunt-appular-docs

    Generate documentation for Appular projects with source comments

    Getting Started

    This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.1

    If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

    npm install grunt-appular-docs --save-dev

    Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:

    grunt.loadNpmTasks('grunt-appular-docs');

    The "docs" task

    Overview

    In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named docs to the data object passed into grunt.initConfig().

    grunt.initConfig({
      docs: {
        build: {
          options: {
            // Task-specific options go here.
          },
          files: {
            // Target-specific file lists and/or options go here.
          }
        }
      }
    })

    Options

    options.pretty

    Type: Boolean Default value: false

    If true generated JSON will be pretty.

    Usage Examples

    Default Options

    grunt.initConfig({
      docs: {
        build: {
          options: {},
          files: {
            'dest/default_options': ['src/path/to/appular/folder/**/*.js'],
          }
        }
      }
    })

    Custom Options

    grunt.initConfig({
      docs: {
        build: {
          options: {
            pretty: true
          },
          files: {
            'dest/default_options': ['src/path/to/appular/folder/**/*.js'],
          }
        }
      }
    })

    Docs

    Documentation for this task to extract can be added by using inline commenting using the tags documented below.

    Document Blocks

    @appular

    /*
     * @appular name [version][ - description]
     */

    The @appular block needs to appear at the top of any module that you want to document. Avaliable tags to use in this block include:

    Example - Defining and appular module named user bar

    /*
     * @appular userBar v1.0.1 - designed to store variables for apps.
     * @define modules/user-bar/module
     * @link http://www.mysite.com
     */

    @function

    /*
     * @function name[ - description]
     * @param name[:type][ - description]
     * @return name[:type][ - description]
     */

    The @function tag can appear anywhere inside a module.

    Example - Defining a function named render

    /*
     * @function render - creates and inserts html for module
     * @param template:string - template for module
     * @param [data:object] - optional data for template
     * @return this:object - current view
     */

    @event

    /*
     * @event name[ - description]
     */

    The @event tag can appear anywhere inside a module.

    Example - Defining a event named rendered

    /*
     * @event rendered - fired when html is rendered
     */

    Formatting requirements

    • name
      • required
      • camelcased
    • version
      • optional
      • needs to be in the format of v1.2.3 or v1.0
    • description
      • optional
      • needs to be preseeded by - for parser to recognize it.

    Contributing

    In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using Grunt.

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