Jarallax - Interactive css at your fingertips
In the spirit of open source software development, Jarallax always encourages community code contribution.
What you need to build your own Jarallax
In order to build Jarallax, you need to have Node.js/npm latest, Grunt.js and git 1.7 or later. (Earlier versions might work OK, but are not tested.)
Windows users have two options:
- Install msysgit (Full installer for official Git), GNU make for Windows, and a binary version of Node.js. Make sure all three packages are installed to the same location (by default, this is C:\Program Files\Git).
- Install Cygwin (make sure you install the git, make, and which packages), then either follow the Node.js build instructions or install the binary version of Node.js.
Mac OS users should install Xcode (comes on your Mac OS install DVD, or downloadable from
Apple's Xcode site) and
http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/. Once Homebrew is installed, run
brew install git to install git,
brew install node to install Node.js.
Linux/BSD users should use their appropriate package managers to install make, git, and node, or build from source if you swing that way. Easy-peasy.
How to build your own Jarallax
First, clone a copy of the main Jarallax git repo by running:
git clone git://github.com/CodeHunger/Jarallax.git
Make sure you have
grunt installed by testing:
Then, to get a complete, minified (w/ Uglify.js), linted (w/ JSHint) version of Jarallax, type the following:
The built version of Jarallax will be put in the
Git for dummies
As the source code is handled by the version control system Git, it's useful to know some features used.
The repository uses submodules, which normally are handled directly by the Makefile, but sometimes you want to be able to work with them manually.
Following are the steps to manually get the submodules:
git clone https://github.com/CodeHunger/Jarallax.git git submodule init git submodule update
git clone https://github.com/CodeHunger/Jarallax.git git submodule update --init
git clone --recursive https://github.com/CodeHunger/Jarallax.git