Scaffold out a front-end web app with React

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import generatorReact from '';


React App generator

Yeoman generator that scaffolds out a React web app.


  • CSS Autoprefixing (new)
  • Built-in preview server with LiveReload
  • Automagically lint your scripts
  • Automagically wire up your Bower components with bower-install.
  • Awesome Image Optimization (via OptiPNG, pngquant, jpegtran and gifsicle)
  • Mocha Unit Testing with PhantomJS
  • Optional - Leaner Modernizr builds
  • Optional - RequireJS AMD support

For more information on what generator-react can do for you, take a look at the Grunt tasks used in package.json.

Getting Started

  • Install: npm install -g generator-react
  • Run: yo react
  • Run grunt for building and grunt serve for preview


  • --skip-install

    Skips the automatic execution of bower and npm after scaffolding has finished.

  • --test-framework=<framework>

    Defaults to mocha. Can be switched for another supported testing framework like jasmine.


Submit a pull request and I'll see what I can do. Thanks!


BSD license