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This is revision 481 of the page Bower, as it appeared on Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:59:36 -0700.
Bower is a package manager, similar to npm, but seems to be more about client side stuff.

Registering and publishing a package on bower


This is particularly complicated if you are trying to fork an existing repository into a new Bower package.
  1. Create your Github repository.
  2. Run bower register git://github.com/username/repository.git
  3. Bower uses Git tags to register new versions, so you need to create a new tag in order to correctly register the component.
  4. Run git tag -a v3.0.1 and then git push --tags to create and push the tags to Github.
  5. You can now run bower info to see the current version and tags available.
  6. Or install it with bower install --save-dev in another project.
For example, my first Bower component:

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