The HTML5 Boilerplate website is a simple static site.
- The development code is in the
- The build process relies on Grunt (a Node.js task runner).
- The Grunt configurations can be found in the
- Install Node.js and npm.
- Install Grunt's command line interface (CLI)
npm install -g grunt-cli.
You should be able to work almost entirely in the
While developing run
grunt dev as this will open the website in your default
browser and automatically update it whenever changes are made to the page or any
of the files contained in the page.
When you have finished your changes, make sure that the distribution package is
correct by running
grunt test and then checking the output.
This step is done automatically: the server will
periodically pull from
gh-pages branch, branch that will be updated by Travis CI every time a
commit is pushed to the
master branch and the tests pass.