The new location based social network taking the world by storm!
Make sure you're using Mac/Linux. Many of the npm dependencies for this project don't play nicely with Windows.
Make sure you have Node Version Manager (nvm) installed.
nvm install 6 to install the latest version of Nodejs.
nvm alias default 6
Before proceeding, make sure it is running locally.
In the project directory, make sure you
npm install (to install dependencies) followed by
npm run schema (to initialise the database).
To start the server in development mode, use
npm run dev.
The server will start with HTTPS on port 8080.
You shouldn't need to restart the server in this mode even if you make changes, as the server will update as you save.
Some functionality things will even update without you having to refresh. If you run into any issues though, it might be a good idea to refresh the page or restart the server.
If you're experiencing an unexplained Node crash when running
npm run dev or
npm run prod on Linux, try
echo fs.inotify.max_user_watches=582222 | sudo tee -a /etc/sysctl.conf && sudo sysctl -p
See Nodemon#214 for more information.