A Vue-CLI (2.x) template with `.vue` file support.
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Note: This is a new version of the template, if you are looking for the old template, it is available on the legacy branch.


NativeScript-Vue application template for quick prototyping with vue-cli (2.x).


This is a project template for vue-cli.

# Scaffold project
npm install -g @vue/cli @vue/cli-init
vue init nativescript-vue/vue-cli-template <project-name>
cd <project-name>

# Install dependencies
npm install

# Build
tns build <platform> --bundle

# Build, watch for changes and run the application
tns run <platform> --bundle

# Build, watch for changes and run the application with
# HMR enabled (Hot Module Replacement)
# ---
# make sure you have the latest nativescript cli installed for this to work
# npm install -g nativescript@next
tns run <platform> --hmr

# Clean the NativeScript application instance
tns platform remove <platform>

Debugging vs Production

During usual run, project runs with following settings -

  1. Code is not minified
  2. Vue.config.silent is false, so every component creation is logged
# Build, watch for changes and debug the application
tns debug <platform> --bundle

To minify code, and prevent Vue logs -

# Build for production
tns build <platform> --bundle --env.production

# Run as production
tns run <platform> --bundle --env.production

Using NativeScript plugins

Installing plugins is the same as official NativeScript documentation.

Use tns plugin add from the root of the project directory.

tns plugin add <plugin-name>

Please note that some plugins still have issues resolving with this template, visit the community Slack for getting them to work and for general help.