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From Johannes Jörg Schmidt <>
Subject Re: How to integrate a couchapp into a build-tool
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:56:39 GMT
Hi Alex,

I wrote grunt-couch [1] and we use it for all our projects. The base
has been extracted as a standalone module which is meant to be
integrated in other build tools, eg Gulp.



2014-06-09 22:54 GMT+02:00 Alexander Gabriel <>:
> Hy coucher's
> Warning: Cross-posted because the couchapp-list seems dead.
> I've been using the python couchapp tool now for quite a while and am happy
> with it.
> But I see all these nice examples of how to automate building with gulp and
> grunt. With all the goodies like concatenating, live previews etc. And I'm
> using gulp successfully in a non-couchapp-project. Love the piping.
> Being a relative noob I haven't done any automated testing yet. I want to
> start now. I haven't decided on a favorite tool yet - probably any one
> would do as long as I can integrate it with building a couchapp.
> All examples and tutorials I've seen show how to build and test when using
> grunt or gulp.
> Here come the questions:
>    - What would I have to do differently when using a couchapp?
>    - Is there a grunt or gulp tool that can replace the python couchapp
>    tool? How would one migrate an existing couchapp?
>    - Do you know of any example or tutorial?
> Thanks a lot for pointers!
> By the way: I work on Windows 8 which I believe excludes some other
> couchapp-tools that may have some of the mentioned capabilities.
> Alex

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