Install instructions and configuration files for Blimp Boards
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Blimp Boards Install Guide

Install instructions and configuration files for Blimp Boards.

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Getting Started

The following instructions will automatically download and provision a virtual machine for you to begin hacking on Blimp Boards with Vagrant.

  1. Install Git: (or GitHub for Windows if you want a GUI)
  2. Install VirtualBox:
  3. Install Vagrant: (We require Vagrant 1.1.2+ or later)
  4. Open a terminal
  5. Clone the project: git clone
  6. Enter the project directory: cd boards

Using Vagrant for development

When you're ready to start working, boot the VM:

vagrant up

Note: The first time you do this, it will take a while as it downloads the VM image and installs it.

Once the machine has booted up, you can shell into it by typing:

vagrant ssh

Browse http://localhost:8888/ to load the application.

Shutting down the VM

vagrant halt


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