How to train your

ue CLI plugin

Why should I care?

npm install electron --save dev
## or
yarn add electron --dev
// app.js

const electron = require('electron')
const app = electron.app
const BrowserWindow = electron.BrowserWindow
// app.js

let url
if(process.env.NODE_ENV === 'DEV') {
  url = 'http://localhost:8080'
} else {
  url = `file:/${process.cwd()}/dist/index.html`
}
// app.js

app.on('ready', () => {
  const window = new BrowserWindow({ width: 800, height: 600 })
  window.loadURL(url)
})
// package.json

"scripts": {
  "electron:serve": "NODE_ENV=DEV vue-cli-service serve &&
sleep 5 && NODE_ENV=DEV electron app.js",
  "electron:build": "electron app.js"
}
// vue.config.js

module.exports = {
  publicPath: process.env.NODE_ENV === "production"
  ? `${process.cwd()}/dist/`
  : '/'
}

vue add electron-builder

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vue-cli-plugin-<name>

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package.json

README.md

index.js

Required

generator.js

prompts.js

ui.js

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Generator

- package

- templates

- imports

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install

invoke

generator

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Prompts

- ask questions

- pass answers

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prompts

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Service

- webpack config

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UI integration

- config screen

- advanced tasks

- UI prompts

- widgets

- discoverability

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Plugin dev guide

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Demo repository

bit.ly/cli-demo

How to train your Vue CLI plugin

By Natalia Tepluhina

How to train your Vue CLI plugin

This presentation shows main components of the Vue CLI plugin and how to make them work together

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