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Installing FromThePage on OS X for Development

Ben W. Brumfield edited this page Jan 30, 2015 · 1 revision

Assuming that Rails, Ruby, and a Database are already accessible:

Database Set-up

# create the database
MariaDB [(none)]> create user rails;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> set password for rails = PASSWORD('rails');
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> create database fromthepage_development character_set='utf8' collate='utf8_general_ci';

Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> grant  all privileges on fromthepage_development.* to 'rails'@'localhost';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

Get the Code

# cd into the location you want FromThePage installed, probably /home/fromthepage
cd /home/fromthepage
#get the code
git clone "git://"

Configure the connection

# edit the database.yml to change the development db to fromthepage_development and update the password appropriately
#  also had to comment out the "socket" line and add a "hostname" value

Run the app

bundle install
rails s

Direct your browser to http://localhost:3000/

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