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Tolk

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Tolk is a "do the right thing" tool for transpiling. It reads a file from the file system, transpiles it with the available transpilers, inlines sourcemaps and autoprefixes css.

Returns a promise that resolves with the resulting transpiler output.

Installing the individual transpilers tolk should use is up to the consumer. There are no transpiler dependencies out of the box. So if you only need babel and sass, install babel and node-sass.

Tolk is useful for tools that handle precompiling for you, but might also be used directly in your task runner of preference in order to skip some of the many plugins that do the same but worse.

Current precompiler support: LiveScript, babel, coco, coffee-script, dogescript, less, marked, myth, node-sass, stylus, swig

Usage

npm install tolk

Out of the box this will only give you CSS autoprefixing. In order to do more, for example babel and sass, also do this:

npm install node-sass babel

Now you are ready to start reading files from the file system. Tolk automatically loads the transpilers it has access to in the scope it is run in.

var tolk = require('tolk');
 
tolk.read('path/to/stylesheet.scss').done(function (compiled) {
  // compiled.result is compiled, sourcemapped and autoprefixed CSS 
  console.log(compiled.result);
}, function (err) {
  // In case anything failed 
  throw err;
});
 
tolk.read('path/to/Reactcomponent.jsx').done(function (compiled) {
  // compiled.result is compiled ES6 with source maps 
  console.log(compiled.result);
}, function (err) {
  // In case anything failed 
  throw err;
});

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2015 Peter Müller munter@fumle.dk

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.