Roots 2.1.4

A Node.js CLI tool for easy front-end development, improving the way programmers create, debug, and test their Node.js applications
Roots is a collection of utilities to make developing Web apps a much more easier task with Node.js.

It was developed for, and targets the Node.js command line only.

Its main purpose is to gather a series of open source utilities, along with some of its own tools, all under one big umbrella project so they can easily be installed and deployed to help programmers code and test their projects in a much smoother and faster process.

Some might categorize Roots as a build tool, but Roots is much more than that. A complete and unique "development process & philosophy" for the Node.js platform.

Main features:

  • Sets up a minimal project structure
  • Project live reload utility
  • Modular design
  • View helpers
  • A general app settings file
  • Apps can be deployed to Heroku
  • Apps can be deployed to Nodejitsu
  • Apps can be deployed to GitHub Pages
  • Automatically minifes HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Plugin-ready infrastructure
  • Comes packed with:
  • Jade
  • Stylus
  • CoffeeScript
  • Bower
  • RequireJS
  • Markdown

last updated on:
June 18th, 2014, 16:56 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Jeff Escalante
homepage:
roots.cx
license type:
MIT License
operating system(s):
Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
category:
C: \ Development Tools \ Complete applications

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What's New in version 2.1.3
  • jQuery removed from reload assets
  • A number of internal changes for those working on core
  • Better error handling in some cases
  • Cleaner livereload script injection
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