A thingly like Dabblet, JSBin, JSFiddle, CSS Desk, and the like. Only this one open source and licensed so that you can use it commercially or host it yourself or whatever you wanna do.
This app is composed of three individual services. The first is a sinatra ruby service, the second a node web service and the third a mongo db.
One Line Start
To start Code Pen with a single command type:
This uses the foreman gem to run all three services simultaneously so you don't have to open three terminal sessions for each of the services. All three standard outputs will be sent to the single window. To configure the commands that foreman runs edit the Procfile.
To get the server running on your machine, do the following:
gem install bundler bundle install
To run the server with reload, do this
However, shotgun will destroy sessions, so when working with auth, you must run
Follow the homebrew setup instructions, then install mongo via homebrew:
brew install mongodb
Visit Node http://nodejs.org/, download and install for your os. To run node service (handles a few preprocessors) call node node/app.js.