Baseplate is a simple and sensible baseline for web projects and is perfect for everything from quick protoyping to production-ready sites. It is intentionally sparse in its feature set and allows you to quickly and easily bolt on the additional functionality you may need.
Using Baseplate, you can quickly get up and running with a front-end development environment. There are two sets of tasks one for local development and one for production.
The development tasks include:
The production tasks include:
This project makes the following assumptions:
npm install -g gulpin a terminal window.
In a terminal window, run
npm install to get all of the project dependencies.
When all of the dependencies have been installed, you can run
gulp dev to fire up the development environment and start building. You should add new files and edit the existing files in the
app folder. When you save, the browser window will update with your changes. When you are ready to deploy your changes, you can run
gulp prod, which will create production-ready files in a newly created