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Design Manualv1.0.3

Lightweight Design System Generator


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Component library

Mix documentation with real life components to get an active representation of your websites components.

Free form markdown

Write your pages in free form markdown and embed your !​{components} wherever you want, as often as you want. No limits.

Fits the way you work

Use your source code documentation, HTML comments or a web scraper to collect components. No need to write markup or code any different.


NPM Install

> npm i design-manual collect-components --save-dev

Tag your HTML components

  <!-- @component
    name: hello world
    description: This is my first component
  -->

  <img src="https://assets.imgix.net/examples/butterfly.jpg?px=50&w=1200&h=50&fit=crop" alt="" />

Embed components in markdown

!{hello world}

Build

const DesignManual = require('design-manual');
const collectComponents = require('collect-components');

// gather components
collectComponents({
  url: 'http://localhost:8000/',
  paths: ['homepage.html', 'page.html'],
  output: 'docs/components.json',
  complete: function() {

    // build design manual
    DesignManual.build({
      output: 'docs/',
      pages: './',
      components: 'docs/components.json',
      meta: {
        domain: 'example.com',
        title: 'Example'
      }
    });
  }
});
> Starting design manual
> Starting components
> Found 1 changed component
> Rendering component ./lib/hello-world.html
> Generated components
> Starting pages
> Found 1 changed page
> Generated docs/index.html
> Generated pages
> Design manual complete

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