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Generator: WebExtension

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Advanced WebExtension generator that creates everything you need to get started with cross-browser extension/addon development.

Under the hood it uses webextension-toolbox for compiling the extensions.


$ npm install -g yo generator-web-extension

Getting Started

  1. First make a new directory, and cd into it: mkdir my-web-extension && cd $_
  2. Run: yo web-extension.

GIF showing the demo


  • --skip-install

    Skips the automatic execution of npm after scaffolding has finished.


Copyright 2018 Henrik Wenz

This project is free software released under the MIT license.

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