Boilerplate Build Buddy.
The tool for modern web application development.
Install with NPM:
npm install -g bbb
To test installation, run the
bbb command. You should see something like
If you wish to contribute or just want to install from source, run the following commands:
# Clone the repository.git clone git://github.com/backbone-boilerplate/grunt-bbb.git# Change directory into it.cd grunt-bbb# Update all the submodules (including the nested submodules in init).git submodule update --init --recursive# Allow bbb to be globally accessible.sudo npm link
All commands are prefixed with
bbb in your terminal. For example the command
init below would be executed like this:
Multiple commands can be chained together, except for the JamJS commands which take a command line argument.
If you have problems with borrowed tasks, please file issues on the respective projects.
These commands will build out files for you.
Scaffolds out a bare Boilerplate project.
Creates a new module file in
app/modules, creates a respective style file
app/styles, and creates a respective Layout template for the module in
Creates a boilerplate which contains the tutorial.
Creates a boilerplate which contains the TodoMVC application that utilizes LayoutManager.
Scaffolds out a Boilerplate project which contains the GitHub Viewer application source code.
Scaffolds out a Boilerplate project which contains the Movie Trackr application source code.
These commands help you maintain your project.
Ensures all your code conforms to JSHint.
Shows a tree of your application's modules and dependencies.
These commmands help you build your application.
Removes all files inside
Compiles handlebars templates - this requires setup.
Compiles all templates as underscore template functions and outputs them to
Compiles LESS stylesheets.
Minifies your CSS into
Builds out your application using the defaults specified into the root
Will by default run with normal files perfect for development and debugging.
This command serves the same files excepts that your application is mapped to
dist/debug directory. This is mostly useful for detecting issues with the
build, since files are not minified.
This command will serve the same was debug except mapping to
instead. This setup is how your application should be deployed.
Parses a valid CSS file for
@imports and concatenates them into an output
file. Will automatically build stylus files as it encounters them.
Sample configuration that has styles placed in
styles:// Output stylesheet file."dist/debug/index.css":// Main CSS source file, containing the @imports.src: "assets/css/index.css"// If you are using a path other than `app/styles` ensure this is updated.prefix: "assets/css/"// Relative path for `@imports`.paths: "assets/css"// Add additional stylesheets.additional: "assets/css/production-fixes.css"
Copyright (c) 2012 Tim Branyen (@tbranyen)
Licensed under the MIT license.