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A wrapping of Prism.js CSS themes as Polymer shared style modules

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granite-prismjs is a wrapping of Prism.js CSS as Polymer shared styles modules (i.e. inside <dom-module> tags).

Hybrid Polymer element, 1.x-2.x ready

Doc & demo

Using granite-prismjs modules

Using polymer shared styles modules is a two-step process: you need to use a <link> tag to import the module, and a <style> tag to include the styles in the correct place.

To use granite-prismjs in an element:

1. Add the dependency

Add the dependency to the bower.json of your application:

   "dependencies": {
     "granite-prismjs": "LostInBrittany/granite-prismjs#^1.8.3"

And then recover them via bower install.

2. Import the granite-prismjs module you want to use

Usually you will simply want to import granite-prismjs.html (wrap around prismjs.css) or any other of the prism themes, each one in it's own HTML file as a style module..

Supossing you're using the standard folder locations for your components:

<link rel="import" href="../granite-prismjs/granite-prismjs.html">

3. Inside your component, use granite-prismjs as shared style

In your element's template you add the include for the granite-prismjs module:

<style include="granite-prismjs"></style>

A complete example

<!-- import the module  -->
<link rel="import" href="../granite-prismjs/granite-prismjs.html">
<dom-module id="x-foo">
    <!-- include the style module by name -->
    <style include="granite-prismjs"></style>
    <style>:host { display: block; }</style>
  <script>Polymer({is: 'x-foo'});</script>

Generating the style modules

To generate the style modules we use the granite-css-modularizer node script:

1. Clone the repository and recover the dependencies of granite-css-modularizer

Clone the granite-css-modularizer repository and recover the dependencies using yarn (or npm) :

$ yarn install
yarn install v1.2.1
info No lockfile found.
[1/4] Resolving packages...
[2/4] Fetching packages...
[3/4] Linking dependencies...
[4/4] Building fresh packages...
success Saved lockfile.
Done in 0.83s.

2. Recover Prism.js

Recover Prism.js themesribution using yarn (or npm):

$ yarn add prismjs@1.8.3
yarn add v1.2.1
info No lockfile found.
[1/4] Resolving packages...
[2/4] Fetching packages...
[3/4] Linking dependencies...
[4/4] Building fresh packages...
success Saved lockfile.
success Saved 1 new dependency.
└─ prismjs@
Done in 0.55s.

Currently granite-prismjs uses Prism.js version 1.8.3, if you need another version you can change simply install it.

3. Generate the components

Using NodeJS and the granite-css-modularizer.js to transform Prism.js CSS files into polymer elements.

$ node ../granite-css-modularizer.js ./node_modules/prismjs/themes/css ./css_modules/granite-prismjs

After executing it, a series of HTML files is generated in the ./css_modules/granite-prismjs folder, each one corresponding to a Prism.js CSS file.

$ ls ./css_modules/granite-prismjs/*.html
granite-prism-coy.html   granite-prism-funky.html  granite-prism-okaidia.html         granite-prism-tomorrow.html
granite-prism-dark.html  granite-prism.html        granite-prism-solarizedlight.html  granite-prism-twilight.html```

## Contributing

1. Fork it!
2. Create your feature branch: `git checkout -b my-new-feature`
3. Commit your changes: `git commit -m 'Add some feature'`
4. Push to the branch: `git push origin my-new-feature`
5. Submit a pull request :D

## Note on semver versioning

I'm aligning the versions of this element with Prism.js version, in order to make easier to choose the right version
## License

[Apache 2.0](


Link to this version
ImportedReleased 02 November 2017MIT License
Framework Support
Polymer 2.0+
Browser Independent
Install with
bower install --save LostInBrittany/granite-prismjs"#1.8.3-1"
Run the above Bower command in your project folder. If you have any issues installing, please contact the author.
Release notes - Version 1.8.3-1


  • polymer#Polymer/polymer#1.9 - 2