Setting up for Figma plugin development

Expect your plugin to grow beyond the initial two-file setup? Use this.

Unless you're well versed in 2020s front-end development, namely:

The official guide to bundling might cause some frustration.

If you are, like me, familiar with some basic Terminal commands and package installation but have always steered clear of more advanced infrastructure tasks, do yourself a favour and use the Figma Plugin React Template.

It installed and ran without errors on first try. Which, as far as my adventures with front-end engineering go, is a win that keeps me going.