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Yeoman generator for simple website with sass, coffee, autoprefixer and livereload
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generator-simpleapp Build Status


  • CSS Autoprefixing
  • Built-in preview server with LiveReload
  • Automatically compile CoffeeScript & Sass
  • Deploy site to gh-pages

Getting Started

Make sure you have yo installed: npm install -g yo

Install the generator: npm install -g generator-simpleapp

Run: yo simpleapp


grunt build Builds all content of app/ directory into dist/. Compiles coffee and sass files, concatenates all scripts and stylesheets including third-party dependencies that are managed via bower. This will create single application.js and application.css files with all scripts and styles defined in head section of index.html file:

<!-- build:css stylesheets/application.css -->
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="stylesheets/application.css">
<!-- endbuild -->

<!-- build:js javascripts/application.js -->
  <script type="text/javascript" src="bower_components/jquery/jquery.js"></script>
  <script type="text/javascript" src="javascripts/application.js"></script>
<!-- endbuild -->

grunt serve Runs local web-server on 9000 port, compiles all changes in coffee and sass files on the fly and makes development process easy by running livereload automatically in the browser on file save. Also includes css autoprefixer which automatically handles vendor prefixes.

grunt deploy Runs build task and pushes built files into gh-pages branch on GitHub.

By default, if you're just calling grunt grunt runs serve task.

Getting To Know Yeoman

Yeoman has a heart of gold. He's a person with feelings and opinions, but he's very easy to work with. If you think he's too opinionated, he can be easily convinced.

If you'd like to get to know Yeoman better and meet some of his friends, Grunt and Bower, check out the complete Getting Started Guide.



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