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Generate a styleguide from your CSS, by adding YAML data
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styleguide.js

Generate a styleguide from your CSS, by adding YAML data in the comments. It generates a self-contained html file. Works great for component based CSS.

View the example generated styleguide

Install

Styleguide.js runs on node. Just run npm install styleguidejs.

How to use

You can add comments to your css. When it has three asterisks, it will be parsed as YAML data. The properties title, section and example are required by the default template, but when using your own template you can add all the things you would like. (like browser support, media query etc...). Example can be a string or an array.

body {
  font: 16px Verdana;
}

/***
  title: Square buttons
  section: Buttons
  description: Very pretty square buttons
  example: |
    <a href="" class="btn btn-small">button</a>
    <a href="" class="btn btn-medium">button</a>
    <a href="" class="btn btn-large">button</a>
***/

.btn{
  display: inline-block;
  padding: .3em .6em;
  color: white;
  text-decoration: none;
  text-transform: uppercase;
  background-color: darkslateblue;
}
.btn:hover{
  background-color: #38306E;
}
.btn-small{
  font-size: .8em;
}
.btn-medium{
  font-size: 1em;
}
.btn-large{
  font-size: 1.3em;
}


/***
  title: Round buttons
  section: Buttons
  description: Very pretty rounded buttons
  example: |
    <a href="" class="btn btn-small btn-round">button</a>
    <a href="" class="btn btn-medium btn-round">button</a>
    <a href="" class="btn btn-large btn-round">button</a>
***/

.btn-round{
  border-radius: 20px;
}


/***
  title: Links
  section: Buttons
  id: btn-link
  description: Very pretty rounded buttons
  example:
    <a href="" class="btn-link">button</a>
***/

.btn-link{
  background: none;
  color: darkslateblue;
}
.btn-link:hover{
  text-decoration: none;
}

/***
  title: Includes
  section: Includes
  description: Include example code from other items. You can refer to any attribute(set), like 'id'
  example: |
    <div class="btn-group">
        <include title="Links" section="Buttons">
        <include title="Links" section="Buttons">
        <include id="btn-link">
    </div>
***/
.btn-group .btn-link {
    background: green;
}
var StyleGuide = require('styleguidejs');
sg = new StyleGuide();
sg.addFile("mystyle.css");
sg.render({
    extraCss: ['append-custom.css'],
    extraJs: ['jquery.js'],
    outputFile: "test/index.html"
});

See /test for a demo implementation, and demo export file (index.html). You can add your own properties in the Yaml data, and parse them in your custom template.

Customize look and feel

Feel free to use your own look and feel. Include your own css, js or use your own Jade-template.

var StyleGuide = require('styleguidejs');
var sg = new StyleGuide();
sg.addFile("mystyle.css");
sg.render({
    templateCss: "styleguide/style.css",
    templateJs: "styleguide/script.js",
    template: "styleguide/template.jade",
    outputFile: "test/index.html"
});

Grunt task

See grunt-styleguidejs for using styleguide.js inside your gruntfile.

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