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Documentation for Bower

Site is built with Jekyll 2.x and served with GitHub Pages.

# install Bower packages
bower install
# install npm packages
npm install
# run any tasks
# install jekyll (You may need sudo here)
gem install jekyll
# serve site to view locally
jekyll serve

Docker support

You can build a docker image to serve the site instead installing jekyll on you development environment

# build the image
docker build -t bower-io .
# install the npm packages
docker run -t -v $(pwd):/opt/code:rw --rm bower-io npm install
# run any tasks
docker run -t -v $(pwd):/opt/code:rw --rm bower-io grunt

You can run the jekyll server with the next command:

docker run --rm -ti -p 4000:4000 -v $(pwd):/opt/code:rw bower-io jekyll serve --host

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This site has two main audiences:

  1. New users who are using Bower for the first time
  2. Returning users who are learning more

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