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es6-library-minimal

1.0.3 • Public • Published

ES6 library starter

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A boilerplate for a universal (Node, web, UMD) ES6 library.

Quick usage

  1. Clone this repo.
  2. Change all relevant entries in package.json and README.md, so they match your new shiny library.
  3. Run npm install to install dev dependencies.
  4. Write your ES6 code in src folder.
  5. Write your ES6 tests in test folder.
  6. Run npm run build to build for node. This will compile to ES5, minify, and output the result to lib folder.
  7. Run npm run build-web to build and pack the files for the web. This will output the result to dist folder.
  8. Run npm publish to pulish to the world.

Detailed overview

Installation

After cloning this repository, make sure to change all the relevant entries in package.json so they match your library.

npm install

Build for npm

npm run build

This will:

  1. Run Webpack starting from the entry point file (src/library.js, can be configured)
  2. Convert all files in src folder from ES6 to ES5
  3. According to the bundle-node flag in package.json, it will either:
  4. Leave them as separate files, or -
  5. Minify and bundle them using Webpack, without their node_modules dependencies
  6. Output the result to the lib folder

Build for web

npm run build-web

This will:

  1. Run Webpack starting from the entry point file (src/library.js, can be configured)
  2. Convert all files from ES6 to ES5
  3. Minify them, including all of their module dependencies, as a UMD module (so the file will be self-contained)
  4. Output the file to the dist folder

Test

npm run test

Configuration

In package.json, change all the relevant entries so they match your library.
Under the section library, you can configure:

  1. Library name (defaults to "Library")
  2. Webpack entry point (defaults to library.js)
  3. Dist folder for Node (defaults to lib)
  4. Dist folder for Web (defaults to dist)
  5. Choose whether to bundle for Node (defaults to true)

License

MIT

Install

npm i es6-library-minimal

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