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Building Single-page Web Apps with Meteor

By : Fabian Vogelsteller
Book Image

Building Single-page Web Apps with Meteor

By: Fabian Vogelsteller

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Building Single-page Web Apps with Meteor
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating our own package

To create our own package, we will use our ReactiveTimer object, which we built in Chapter 9, Advanced Reactivity:

  1. We go to our terminal, in our app's folder and run the following command:

    $ meteor create --package reactive-timer
  2. This will create a folder named packages with a reactive-timer folder inside it. Inside the reactive-timer folder, Meteor has already created a package.js file and some example package files.

  3. Now we can delete all the files inside the reactive-timer folder, except the package.js file.

  4. Then we move the my-meteor-blog/client/ReactiveTimer.js file, which we created in Chapter 9, Advanced Reactivity, to our newly created reactive-timer package folder.

  5. Lastly, we open the copied ReactiveTimer.js file and remove the following lines:

    timer = new ReactiveTimer();

    Later, we'll instantiate the timer object inside the app itself and not in the package file.

We should now have a simple folder with the default package.js file and our ReactiveTimer...