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Shannon Reca Author

Well said on having a different vision of how 'customization' should work.

Yes, the code is coming soon. I originally was using GulpJS to compile and run locally, but in the middle of looking into webpack since it seems a more popular choice. Along with going through comments, etc.

Documentation for the admin will come after the release on the repo.

I'll try to describe the overall idea (my thinking). Typically websites are designed as a whole, a general goal, what features it should have, etc. Where I would like to get at, is designing at a more mirco level.

Ex: You create a hero component. That hero component should be able to be imported into another website with all of it's CSS & JS. Same with a sticky header, etc. Eventually this can lead to sharing complete components vs plugins. This is one aspect of my goal. I would like designers to be able to create components without coding at all, and also sharing among other designers.

Basically build blocks. Not a new concept, just new way of using it. Everything gets stored in json files. Understanding the json structure would allow for other platforms to use the same component, whether it's JayDMS or something else.

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leob

If you want to enable reusable and shareable components then you might want to look at the Web Components standard.

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Shannon Reca Author

Will do. 👍