Quickly check the visual difference of two websites. This also works with local sites.
Getting Started with Contributing:
- Install node and make sure npm (Node Package Manager) is also installed
- Clone this repo with
git clone https://github.com/una/gulp-starter-env(in terminal) or download the zip
- In terminal,
cd(change directory) to the folder containing your project. (i.e. if I start at ~ and I have a Dev folder on my Desktop containing this project, I might type
cd Desktop/Dev/gulp-starter-env). Alternatively, you can type
cdand drag the location of the folder into your terminal and hit enter.
- When inside the directory which contains this project in terminal, type
npm install. If (and only if) you're having trouble with
npm install, try
sudo npm install-- this makes you act as a super user
- In the terminal, enter
- Take note of the Access URLs provided in your terminal. Your web page should pop up at
http://localhost:3000. You can access this same page on your various devices in the same wifi network with the provided External URL. You can share the External URL with coworkers and they'll see whats on your screen.
- Edit your Sass code inside of the scss folder. You can make subfolders inside of that to better organize your code. Prefix your sass files with an underscore. More info on using @import to organize your files here
- Your minified files will be automagically created and updated in
dist/folder. (Dist stands for Distribution)
- Keep gulp running while you're making changes. When you want to close out of the gulp task, in the terminal, hit
ctrl + C