A scaffolding application for quick Front End prototypes based on Yeoman and Foundation 4
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Yeoman 1.0 and Foundation 4.1.2+

Yeoman is a robust and opinionated client-side stack, comprising tools and frameworks that can help developers quickly build beautiful web applications.

Foundation self declares to be the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world.

This repository is a Yeoman webapp installation with properlly configured Foundation. Download and get started!


Three purposes of this project:

  • Download the repository.
  • Clone the repo: git clone git://github.com/lkbgift/foundation4-yeoman.git.
  • Setup your own Yeoman install and integrate Foundation 4 accordingly.


Yeoman is very useful to scaffold a ready-to-go frontend development environment. Yeoman gives you a seamless build process. Foundation is a easy to use front-end prototyping framework. When paired, they provide a great starting point for any web application.

Some of the benefits of using Yeoman are functioning installations of:

  • CoffeeScript
  • Uglify
  • Compass
  • Jshint
  • CSSmin
  • HTMLmin
  • Imagemin
  • LiveReload
  • Usemin
  • Mocha

Additionally, this install will use:

  • RequireJS
  • Foundation


This repository has configured RequireJS and Compass to interface with Foundation. The Gruntfile.js and app/script/main.js files have been modified. Additionally, the app/index.html file has been configured to interface with the Foundation assets. app/vendor and app/foundation are ported from Foundation 4.

Yeoman Instructions

You must have Yeoman installed for this repository to function.

To install Yeoman, make sure you have Node.js installed and run:

npm install -g yo grunt-cli bower

You can learn more about Yeoman here.

Foundation Instructions

Foundation 4 is a mobile-first framework. Learn more about best practices for developing here on Zurb's site here.

To Do

  • Zepto.js has not yet been integrated with the RequireJS.
  • Set up npm with configuration
  • Make updates as dependencies change


<img src="https://twimg0-a.akamaihd.net/profile_images/2961029932/ac6af7787a42ee36ccf63e818fa14992_bigger.jpeg" width="" 50px"> Leonard Bogdonoff @Lkbcc