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    GPII for Windows

    Contains platform-specific components of the GPII architecture for Windows. See http://gpii.net/ for overall details of the GPII project. After checkout out using git, this project will require node.js and npm to be installed - please consult Setting Up Your Development Environment for installation instructions.


    This package depends on node 8.x (LTS).

    To build the GPII for Windows, perform the following:

    git clone https://github.com/GPII/windows.git
    cd windows
    npm install

    Running the Tests

    The preferred way to run the tests is to do so in a standard virtual machine. Before you can set up the VM, you will need to ensure you have met these VM requirements. You can then use the vagrant up command to create an instance of a Windows 10 Evaluation VM, which will boot an instance of the Windows 10 VM, pull in the GPII Framework's npm dependencies, and then build it.

    If this is your first time creating this VM an 8 GB download will take place. The downloaded image will be valid for 90 days after which the Windows installation will no longer be useable. To remove an expired image you can use the vagrant box remove "inclusivedesign/windows10-eval" command.

    Now you can open a command prompt window and use the following commands to test the framework:

    cd c:\vagrant
    npm test

    Note: The refreshenv command only needs to be used if you are about to issue commands after having just created the VM. If the VM has been restarted since its creation, the command is not required.

    At the end of a test run in either environment, an Istanbul coverage report will be saved in the coverage directory.

    Note that tests and function involving the High Contrast setting will fail on all current versions of Windows (including Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8 SP2) unless the following hotfix from Microsoft is applied: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2516889

    See GPII-49 for more details of this issue.


    npm i gpii-windows

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