Blueprint Structure

A ERB blueprint structure can look like this:

├── app
│   ├── definitions
│   │   │── base.rb
│   │   │── development.rb
│   │   └── production.rb
│   ├── helpers
│   ├── partials
│   ├── scripts
│   ├── templates
│   │   └── ec2.yml
│   └── user_data
├── demo.gemspec
├── Gemfile
├── .lono
│   └── config.yml
└── setup
    └── configs.rb

Folders Overview

File / Directory Description
app/definitions Here’s where you define or declare your template definitions. It tells lono what templates to generate to the output folder. You can specify the template output name and the source template to use here. The templates are automatically layered together based on LONO_ENV. The template blocks are covered in more detail in templates configuration.
app/helpers Define your custom helpers here. The custom helpers are made available to erb/definitions, app/templates, and config/parameters. Helpers are covered in detail in custom helpers.
app/partials Where templates partials go. You can split up the CloudFormation templates into erb partials. Include them with the partial helper, covered in built-in helpers
app/scripts Where your custom scripts go. Scripts in this folder get uploaded to s3 as a tarball during the lono cfn deploy command. Details are in the App Scripts docs
app/user_data Where you place your scripts meant to be used for user-data. Include them in your templates with the user_data helper method.
demo.gemspec Where the gem specs and dependencies are defined. Blueprints make use of the gem structure to handle dependencies.
.lono/config.yml Where the blueprint_name and blueprint_type. The blueprint name is determined here; not the gem name.
setup/configs.rb Where a setup script can be defined to work with lono configure.

That hopefully gives you a basic idea of the blueprint directory structure.

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