Design Guidelines, Components and Patterns Library for modern, mobile-first, user-centric Experience Design
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Techne in Maintenance mode

Please note that Techne component library is no longer being actively developed. The project will remain active for the time being. For the next evolution of techne, please check out Fundamental UI

Hybris Techne is the design guideline and component library for modern, mobile-first, user-centric experience design on YaaS.


See this page for a list of UI Components included in Hybris Techne.


Install using bower

You can install Techne using Bower by with the following command in terminal or command prompt: bower install hyTechne

Install using NPM

Techne is also avialable as a NPM package. You can install with the following command in terminal or command prompt: npm install techne

Getting started

Four quick steps to get started:

  • Clone the repo.
  • Install node dependencies npm: npm install.
  • Install bower dependencies bower: bower install
  • Initialize KSS: gulp patchgulpkss
  • Run npm: npm start or run gulp: gulp
  • If you have a different folder setup than the default bower, you should modify the config.json to fit your needs.

What's the structure?

Within the repo you'll find the following directories and files:

├── src/
│   ├── less
│   ├── icons
│   ├── js
│   └── templates
├── dist/
│   ├── css
│   ├── js
│   ├── fonts
├── docs

So you want to build the less on your own?

Nothing easier than that! Simply include our styes.less files like: @import "bower_components/hyTechne/src/less/styles";.

IMPORTANT: There is no default value for @bower-path set. It is required that you define this variable in your own stylesheet and point to your bower_components folder. (No trailing slash).

@bower-path: '../../bower_components';

Reason: In order to be able to overwrite a variable in a import path, the variable can not yet be defined. Otherwise the LESS compiler picks the first definition and that's it.

Also remember to fix the paths for fonts by overwriting the path variables in a less include after the style.less include like:

@import "_resource-paths";

and add in the file something like:

// Use this file to point to the right folders
// for correct paths for icon-fonts etc
// icon names much follow a UTF hex naming format

@bootstrap-path: '../../bower_components/bootstrap'; // Path to bootstrap folder
@hytech-path: '../../bower_components/hyTechne'; // Path to hytech folder

Note: In order to build the less the minimum required version of less is 2.3.0.