Last month I started to develop GitList.js. It is a Git repository viewer written in Node.js.
I set up a new system and did not want to install PHP, but Node.js. Then I wanted to have something like GitList on it, to easily see, what is there on my Git repositories. That was the beginning.
First of all, to run GitList.js you need to have Git installed. Second Node.js.
To show the contents of your repositories, you need one folder in which you have all your bare repositories.
… Git repositories which were initialized with
You can use them as a remote repository
GitList.js is available on GitHub. So simply download it there or clone it with:
The installation of the dependencies is quiet simple:
Then you have to configure the
/app/configs/repos.json and put in your path to the main folder of your bare repositories.
Start GitList with a simple
If it tells you, that the port is used already, simply replace the port in app.js with a different one.
The following issues are known:
The following features are planned already for a stable version:
If you like to contribute, simply go ahead and fork the repository on Github, make a branch, add something and make a pull request.
GitList.js is MIT licensed, so feel free to do with it whatever you want.
Any questions? Then open up a GitHub issue, write a comment at this blog post or mail me.