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Javascript Library Boilerplate

Library Starter Kit for your Javascript projects

⭐️ Features

  • Webpack 4
  • Babel 7
  • Hot Reloading (npm start)
  • CSS Autoprefixer
  • UMD exports, so your library works everywhere.
  • Based on CRA v2.1.1 (For Vanilla JS libs or React libs)
  • Jest unit testing
  • npm run demo To build a ready-for-deployment demo (Example)
  • Customizable file headers for your build (Example 1) (Example2)
  • Configurable postinstall message (Example)
  • Weekly dependabot dependency updates

📦 Getting Started

git clone myLibrary
npm install

💎 Customization

Before shipping, make sure to:

  1. Edit LICENSE file
  2. Edit package.json information (These will be used to generate the headers for your built files)
  3. Edit library: "MyLibrary" with your library's export name in ./config/
  4. Edit ./bin/postinstall (If you would like to display a message on package install)

🚀 Deployment

  1. npm publish
  2. Your users can include your library as usual


import MyLibrary from 'my-library';
import 'my-library/build/index.css' // If you import a css file in your library


<link href="build/index.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="build/index.js"></script>

let MyLibrary = window.MyLibrary.default;

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