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FOLIO ERM platform

Copyright (C) 2015-2020 The Open Library Foundation

This software is distributed under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0. See the file "LICENSE" for more information.


This is the ERM Stripes "platform". It consists simply of an NPM package.json that specifies the version of @folio/stripes-core and of any Stripes modules you wish to make available as part of the ERM platform to generate client bundles along with a utility for generating module descriptors for each Stripes module.

Please see the quick start guide for more information.

The stripes.config.js is a configuration for a specific tenant. In general, a platform supports multiple tenants, each of which may include a different set of the available modules. You can copy the stripes.config.js file to be your stripes.config.js.local configuration file.

Installation and Branch Selection

After cloning and cding into the directory, install platform dependencies.

$ yarn config set @folio:registry
$ yarn

Note that if you want to run a quarterly release version of platform-erm, then you should stay on master and also use the repository rather than the npm-folioci repository in the above yarn config command.

Build and serve

To build and serve platform-erm in isolation for development purposes, run the "start" package script.

$ yarn start

The default configuration assumes an Okapi instance is running on http://localhost:9130 with tenant "diku". The options --okapi and --tenant can be provided to match your environment.

$ yarn start --okapi http://localhost:9130 --tenant diku

To build a platform-erm bundle for production, modify stripes.config.js with your Okapi and tenant, then run the "build" script, passing it the name of the desired directory to place build artifacts.

$ yarn build ./output

See the build and serve command reference in stripes-cli for a list of available options.

Developing and Contributing to ERM Modules

To contribute to the modules (ui-agreements, ui-licenses, etc) that compose this platform, we recommend using the stripes-cli Yarn Workspace functionality.

  • After installing stripes-cli, create a workspace using stripes workspace and selecting which modules you wish to wish to clone locally, enabling you to make local modifications and contribute to them.
    • Note: Ensure you have selected platform-erm so that you can run the entire platform.
  • cd into the created workspace (titled stripes by default) and run yarn to install the dependencies.
    • Note: Run stripes platform pull to git pull changes to the cloned repos.
    • Note: Rerun yarn whenever you want to fetch new versions of NPM modules that have not been cloned locally.
  • cd into platform-erm, and run yarn start to start serving.
  • Note: If you do not have permissions to push branches to the repos directly, you can create a fork of that repo on Github, delete the copy that was cloned when running stripes workspace, and replace it with a manual clone of your forked repo. Then you'll be able to push changes to that fork and make pull requests from that fork into the official folio-org repo.


Integration tests

Integration tests require a running Okapi. The default configuration expects Okapi running on http://localhost:9130 with tenant "diku". To build and run integration tests for platform-erm with these defaults, run the test-int script.

$ yarn test-int

To view tests while they are run, provide the --show option.

$ yarn test-int --show

To skip the build step and run integration tests against a build that is already running, provide the URL.

$ yarn test-int --url

As a convenience, --local can be used in place of --url http://localhost:3000 for running tests against a development server that has already been started.

$ yarn test-int --local

Regression tests

Integration tests for the entire platform and its apps can be run with the "test-regression" script. This will invoke both cross-module tests defined in this platform's repository as well as all integration tests defined for the individual apps.

$ yarn test-regression --url

Running specific tests

The test-int package script, when combined with the --run option, can be used for running specific tests for the platform and/or apps. Use WD (working directory) when referencing platform tests, otherwise use the module app module name.

Example running "loan_renewal" test in platform-erm:

$ yarn test-int --run WD:loan_renewal

Example running "new_user" test in ui-users:

$ yarn test-regression --run users:new_user

Additional information

See project FOLIO at the FOLIO issue tracker.

Other FOLIO Developer documentation is at