Add .gitignore and component.xml files
diff --git a/.gitignore b/.gitignore
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--- /dev/null
+++ b/.gitignore
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+bin/
+target/
+
diff --git a/component.xml b/component.xml
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+++ b/component.xml
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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
+<component>
+  <name>
+    Chart
+  </name>
+  <maintainer>
+    Ralf Sternberg
+  </maintainer>
+  <description>
+    <p>
+      An extensible chart widget based on d3.js.
+    </p>
+  </description>
+</component>