resolveme module makes it much simpler to incorporate web resources
into your project through the use of a centralized repository of
Understanding Repository Structure
There are two types of repository structure that resolveme can work with, either:
- a strict repository structure where modules are stored in versioned directories; or,
- a relaxed repository structure where modules are stored as simple file references
Additionally, a mixture of the two structures can be used, however, it should be noted that if a strict structure is detected for a particular module, and a relaxed equivalent of the module will always be ignored.
Let's walk through a couple of structure examples:
Example 1: Strict Structure
The following is an example of a strict module structure where copies of backbone, underscore and jquery are kept:
- modules |- backbone.0.9.2 |- backbone.0.9.1 |- backbone.0.9.0 |- backbone.0.5.2 |- jquery.1.8.0 |- jquery.1.7.2 |- jquery.1.7.1 |- jquery.1.6.3 |- underscore.1.3.3 |- underscore.1.3.2 |- underscore.1.3.1 |- underscore.1.3.0 |- underscore.1.2.4
As each of these libraries is a simple JS library, then each of the folders will only contain a backbone.js, jquery.js or underscore.js depending on the library.
It should also be noted that for single-file libraries, that you can skip including the folder and simply place a semver named file in the modules folder also (e.g.
Example 2: Relaxed Structure
If the above structure seems too heavy and convoluted for you, then you can do away with version numbers all together and use a loose directory structure instead:
- modules |- backbone.js |- underscore.js |- jquery.js
As you can see this is a far simpler structure, but does mean that any version specific findme references will resolve to the unversioned file stored in the loose repository.
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