use gitbook locally
You can also generate a gitbook and preview it locally.
First install gitbook (via npm).
npm install -g gitbook
Wait... you now need the
npm install -g gitbook-cli
You need to install "gitbook-cli" to have access to the gitbook command anywhere on your system. If you've installed this package globally, you need to uninstall it. >> Run "npm uninstall -g gitbook" then "npm install -g gitbook-cli"
gitbook-cli is installed, thereafter, from the root of the repo you're working on, you run...
gitbook build .
And it will generate a subfolder called "_book" which contains "index.html" and all the other html of the finished book.
(You may want to add _book to your .gitignore)
You can view that _book\index.html file directly in a browser, or serve the content locally from a mini webserver by running:
gitbook serve .
And then browse to (probably)
(you can serve on a different "--port" e.g.
gitbook serve . --port 4003)
You can output as