[square] The whole purpose of square is to provide you with building blocks to create an advanced and maintainable build system so you can streamline your development process and be more productive on a daily basis.
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The purpose of square is to provide you with building blocks to create an advanced and maintainable build system so you can streamline your development process and be more productive on a daily basis.
The square build system is build upon Node.js and it requires a minimum version of 0.8. If Node.js is not yet installed on you system you can follow the installation guide or do:
git clone git://github.com/joyent/node.gitcd nodegit checkout v0.8.0 # check nodejs.org for the latest stable version./configuremakemake install
In addition to having Node 0.8 installed on your system it might also require
sudo privileges for installing the
square binary in your
I assume that you also have NPM (Node Package Manager) installed together with
your Node.js installation. If not, install it as well. It
is bundled in the recent node.js version.
Now that we have all our dependencies installed we can start installing square:
npm install square -g
If the installation fails because you don't have enough privileges you should
sudo in front of the NPM installation command:
sudo npm install square -g
If you want to minify your code you should also have the java binary installed on your machine as both YUI and Google Closure compiler are build on top of it.
If you are interested in developing or contributing code to square you can clone
this github repository and use the
make install && sudo make install command.
This step does require you to have both
make installed on your
git clonecd squaremake updatesudo make install
This ensures that the square binary is symlink so every change you make to the source code is directly reflected in the binary.
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