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Minit – the Montage Initializer

Minit helps you build Montage applications by generating template applications and components for you.

Usage

Run minit with your chosen template inside the directory you wish to create the template in. Templates such as "component" will search for a package.json and place their generated files in the correct directory underneath it, in this case ui/

Run minit --help for details of the templates available and their usages. The templates are defined in the templates directory.

~$ minit --help

  Usage: minit [options] [command]

  Commands:

    create:app [options]
    create:component [options]
    create:package [options]
    create:package-json [options]
    create:test [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help                  output usage information
    -V, --version               output the version number
~$ minit create:app --help

  Usage: create:app [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help              output usage information
    -n, --name <name>       application name
    -p, --package-home [path]   package home
    -d, --destination [path]    where the template will be expanded relative to the package-home
    -c, --copyright [path]  copyright file
~$ minit create:package --help

  Usage: create:package [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help              output usage information
    -n, --name <name>       package name
    -p, --package-home [path]   package home
    -d, --destination [path]    where the template will be expanded relative to the package-home
    -c, --copyright [path]  copyright file
~$ minit create:component --help

  Usage: create:component [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help                  output usage information
    -n, --name <name>           module name
    -p, --package-home [path]   package home
    -d, --destination [path]    where the template will be expanded relative to the package-home
    -e, --exported-name [name]  exported name
    -j, --jsdoc [module]        jsdoc module
    -c, --copyright [path]      copyright file
~$ minit create:package-json --help

  Usage: create:package-json [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help                 output usage information
    -n, --name <name>          package name
    -p, --package-home [path]   package home
    -d, --destination [path]    where the template will be expanded relative to the package-home
    -a, --author [name]        author
    -m, --montage-path [name]  path to montage
~$ minit create:spec --help

  Usage: create:spec [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help                 output usage information
    -p, --package-home [path]  absolute path to the package's home directory
    -d, --destination [path]   where the template will be expanded relative to the package-home's test directory
    -n, --name <name>          module name
    -t, --title [name]         title of the test
~$ minit create:test --help

  Usage: create:test [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help                 output usage information
    -p, --package-home [path]  absolute path to the package's home directory
    -d, --destination [path]   where the template will be expanded relative to the package-home's test directory
    -n, --name <name>          module name
    -t, --title [name]         title of the test

Using minit as a package

The minit package exports a create function that accepts a template name and an options object. The available options are the same as the command line options except that they are camel cased (--package-home becomes packageHome). The create function returns a promise.

var minitCreate = require("minit").create;

minitCreate(templateName, options).done();
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