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google / stagehand


Dart project generator - web apps, console apps, servers, and more.


Stagehand - A Dart project generator

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Helps you get set up!

Stagehand helps you get your Dart projects set up and ready for the big show. It is a Dart project scaffolding generator, inspired by tools like Web Starter Kit and Yeoman.

Stagehand templates

  • console-full - A larger command-line application sample.
  • console-simple - A simple command-line application.
  • package-simple - A starting point for Dart libraries or applications.
  • server-appengine - A simple App Engine application.
  • server-shelf - A web server built using the shelf package.
  • web-polymer - A web app built using polymer.dart.
  • web-simple - An absolute bare-bones web app.



To install:

> pub global activate stagehand

To update, run activate again:

> pub global activate stagehand


Stagehand will generate a project skeleton into the current directory. As an example, here is how you create a package with Stagehand:

> mkdir fancy_project
> cd fancy_project
> stagehand package-simple

And to list all of the project templates:

> stagehand


  • Opinionated and prescriptive; minimal to no options
  • Mobile-first
  • Support server and client apps
  • Becomes the best way to create a new Dart project
  • Used by Atom, WebStorm, Sublime, and more
  • Distributed as a pub package

Issues and bugs

Please file reports on the GitHub Issue Tracker.


Contributions welcome! Please read this short guide first.

Analytics and crash reports

Learn more about how Stagehand uses Google Analytics for measuring usage and error reporting, and how you can opt-out.


This is not an official Google product.