Feature #26908

Add ability to have hooks inisde application.js and application.css via asset pipeline

Added by Aleksandar Pavic visit redminecookbook.com about 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

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I'm not sure if this is a good idea or not, and I'm not sure anyone except maybe JP Lang would know the best course of action.

There are already some discussions about this topic

Like: Assets Pipeline

And there are already some efforts

Move existing application.js contents to some other file like base.js and include it via asset pipeline and enable plugins to add their own js to application.js as a manifest which would compile application.js later

So eventually it would look like this

// This is a manifest file that'll be compiled into application.js, which will include all the files
// listed below.
// Any JavaScript/Coffee file within this directory, lib/assets/javascripts, vendor/assets/javascripts,
// or any plugin's vendor/assets/javascripts directory can be referenced here using a relative path.
// It's not advisable to add code directly here, but if you do, it'll appear at the bottom of the
// compiled file.
// Read Sprockets README (https://github.com/rails/sprockets#sprockets-directives) for details
// about supported directives.
//= require jquery
//= require base
//= require whatever from plugns... 


#1 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA about 1 year ago

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