How to Install Bower-A package manager for the web

How to Install Bower-A package manager for the web

bower-componetsBefore you learn how to Install Bower,let start by defining it.Bower is a client-side package that is used mainly to do web packages management.Websites are made of web components.Tracking these web components can be hard and that why many developers use Bower.

Bower can manage,CSS,HTML,fonts,images etc.Its installs the current version of dependencies that are needed in a project.

Bower does the hunting of files required by the project using the manifest file called bower.json.It’s upon you to know  how to use the downloaded packages.


How to Install Bower

Bower is a command line utility.You will be required first to Install node,npm, and git

After you have installed above,it’s time to do bower installation.See below command line prompts.

How to Install Bower-A package manager for the web

Entering the above command will install Bower.The next step is to start installing Packages.

Installing Bower Packages.

Command Bower Install will install bower packages in bower_components/.

How to Install Bower-A package manager for the web

That’s all about Installing Bower and its components.Don’t forget to hit the share button.

Uninstalling Bower Packages

Bower packages can be uninstalled locally by running this command.

$ bower uninstall <package-name>

Window Users

For windows users, you are required to install Git for Windows correctly.Make sure you check options as shown in below images.How to Install Bower-A package manager for the web

How to Install Bower-A package manager for the web

 

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