Using npm packages

I understand that npm packages are supported.

I was trying to install via npm, so i did meteor npm install --save milligram. I then ran meteor npm install. meteor npm list lists the package, but I seem to be unable to use the css framework (nothing gets styled). Is there another step when using npm?

Usually with atmosphere and css frameworks I would just meteor add xxx and start using.

One more step - add the following import at the top of your template:

import 'milligram/dist/milligram.css';

See Importing styles in the Guide for more info.

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@hwillson well I added the line you suggestion in my main js file, but the app crashes and the following gets outputted to the console:

I read through the links you suggested, made sure I had ecmascript installed as well, so not sure why this error is happening.

Can you post the contents of your .meteor/packages and .meteor/release files?

Sure, release- METEOR@


# Meteor packages used by this project, one per line.
# Check this file (and the other files in this directory) into your repository.
# 'meteor add' and 'meteor remove' will edit this file for you,
# but you can also edit it by hand.

meteor-base             # Packages every Meteor app needs to have
mobile-experience       # Packages for a great mobile UX
mongo                   # The database Meteor supports right now
blaze-html-templates    # Compile .html files into Meteor Blaze views
session                 # Client-side reactive dictionary for your app
jquery                  # Helpful client-side library
tracker                 # Meteor's client-side reactive programming library

es5-shim                # ECMAScript 5 compatibility for older browsers.
ecmascript              # Enable ECMAScript2015+ syntax in app code

autopublish             # Publish all data to the clients (for prototyping)
insecure                # Allow all DB writes from clients (for prototyping)

Also, running meteor npm list shows milligram

Interesting - everything looks okay to me. Your Meteor version is a bit behind (latest recommended release is with coming any minute), so maybe try updating first. Milligram is working for me, but Iā€™m using MacOS instead of Windows. You could always try removing your node_modules dir, running a meteor reset (usual caveat: will wipe your local Mongo DB), running meteor npm install, and trying your app again.