Chapter 5. Scaffolding with Yeoman
This chapter covers
- Scaffolding as way to reproduce a solid project foundation
- Yeoman’s generator concept for scaffolding at scale
- A generator’s assembly line
- Template engines as a way to handle options
The last three chapters have shown you the first essential steps in creating a new front-end development workflow. You created a local development environment with Gulp, building all your assets automatically and booting up a local web server for you to instantly check iterations. You instructed Bower to keep track of your dependencies and integrated the third-party libraries in your main application, also automatically. This sounds—and definitely feels—like a lot of effort has been put into the setup ...