Put everything together with Browserify
npm install browserify watchify --save
Deal with old versions of IE with Modernizr
The shackles of old version of IE still haunt us. Modernizr makes it a bit less painful by letting us target unsupported features with a simple body class.
Get it: modernizr.com
Use Koa for your web serving needs
Koa is a lightweight web server perfect for localhost development. It makes use of ES6 features like promises and yield to return content for HTTP requests, but you don't have to learn about that to use it.
npm install koa --save
Manage your templates with React
npm install react --save
Simplify your CSS with Stylus
Stylus makes working with CSS easier than any other CSS preprocessor. Get the nib utility library too, for easy stylesheet resets, browser prefixes, and other useful mixins.
npm install stylus nib --save