|Platform||Mac OS X, Linux, Windows|
|Type||Web development tool|
Yeoman is an open source client-side scaffolding tool for web applications. Yeoman runs as a command-line interface written for Node.js and combines several functions into one place, such as generating a starter template, managing dependencies, running unit tests, providing a local development server, and optimizing production code for deployment.
Yeoman was released at Google I/O 2012.
Yeoman combines several open source tools in an attempt to streamline many aspects of the web development process.
Yeoman is an open source project whose code is hosted on GitHub. Some of the primary contributors are on the Google Chrome Developer Relations team, such as Addy Osmani, Paul Irish, and Eric Bidelman.
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