Welcome to the Diaspora Project!
Diaspora is a privacy-aware, personally-controlled, do-it-all open source social network. Check out our project site.
Diaspora is currently going through a huge refactoring push, the code is changing fast! If you want to do something big, reach out on IRC or the mailing list first, so you can contribute effectively <3333
With Diaspora you can:
- Run and host your own pod and have control over your own social experience.
- Own your own data.
- Make friends across other pods seamlessly.
Documentation is available on our wiki
Here's how you can get a development environment up and running. You can check out system-specific guides here.
Step 1: Clone the repo
```git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:diaspora/diaspora.git
### Step 2: Navigate to your cloned repository ```cd ../diaspora
```sudo gem install bundler && sudo bundle install
### Step 4: Edit database.yml, and rename application.yml.example to just application.yml ### Step 5: Create and migrate the database ```rake db:create && rake db:migrate
Step 6: Start the test server
## Resources: - [Wiki](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki) - [Podmin Resources](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Podmin-Resources) - [Contributing](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Getting-Started-With-Contributing) - [Dev List](https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/diaspora-dev) - [Discuss List](https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/diaspora-discuss) - [IRC](http://webchat.freenode.net?channels=diaspora-dev)