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Meteor: Full-Stack Web Application Development by Marcelo Reyna, Isaac Strack, Fabian Vogelsteller

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Adding basic packages

Packages in Meteor are libraries that can be added to our projects. The nice thing about Meteor packages is that they are self-contained units, which run out of the box. They mostly add either some templating functionality or provide extra objects in the global namespace of our project.

Packages can also add features to Meteor's build process such as the stylus package, which lets us write our app's style files with the stylus preprocessor syntax.

For our blog, we will need two packages at first:

less: This is a Meteor core package and will compile our style files on the fly to CSS

jeeeyul:moment-with-langs: This is a third-party library for date parsing and formatting

Adding a core package

To add the less package, we can simply ...

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