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Install and config NPM & WebPack

As a package manager, we will use NPM. NPM is responsible for handling our dependencies, and it facilitates us by using the package.json as the source for our commands and dependencies. You could also just use a package manager to your liking, like e.g. yarn.

Initialize NPM

You could skip, if you have this under control

On the command line, go to your [Application folder](\GraFx-Studio\integration\environment).

npm init

The file "package.json" is prefilled with some scripts and (dev)dependencies.

A wizard will ask some questions on your specific setup. Answer the questions on the command line

The result of the config are gathered in package.json

  "name": "grafxapp",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "description": "Studio SDK test app",
  "main": "index.js",
  "scripts": {
    "test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1",
    "build": "webpack"
  "author": "Bram",
  "license": "MIT",
  "devDependencies": {
    "webpack": "^5.74.0",
    "webpack-cli": "^4.10.0"
  "dependencies": {
    "@chili-publish/studio-sdk": "^0.47.1"

Install Webpack

Will bundle your files into browser readable code E.g. Typescript into JavaScript

npm install webpack --save-dev
npm install webpack-cli --save-dev

# should result into this
added 40 packages, and audited 118 packages in 1s

15 packages are looking for funding
  run `npm fund` for details

found 0 vulnerabilities

Add source folder

To store your source JS files, that will be compiled into the final bundle.

mkdir src
cd src
touch index.js

Created the index.js file For now, we'll only add a console log message, later you can add your logic

console.log("Hello world");

Add this to config in root (webpack.config.js)

const path = require('path');
module.exports = {
  entry: './src/index.js',
  output: {
    path: path.resolve(__dirname, 'dist'),
    filename: 'bundle.js',

Also add "mode" to your code (development or production) (webpack.config.js)

const path = require('path');
module.exports = {
  entry: './src/index.js',
  mode: "development",
  output: {
    path: path.resolve(__dirname, 'dist'),
    filename: 'bundle.js',

Entry: source files Mode: defines if you are in dev or prod Output: will output to 'dist' Folder (change to your preference)

Output will create "bundle.js" file

See Webpack documentation

How your directory should look like

(or at least similar, depending on names you gave to folders)