Thanks for installing Tower and using it to build an application! You can read this file for more information on how to get started. You can also read the website we've made: http://towerjs.org. There are also plenty of screencasts here: http://towerjs.org/screencast.
You've probably already got
tower installed if you're reading this, but just in case we've provided a little instruction. To get started with Tower you'll need the following software:
With those two installed you only need to do the following steps to create your first app:
npm install -g forever tower
tower new app-name-here
Next you need to run the watcher to compile your assets. Run this in a new window that you'll keep open:
If you don't have the
cake command, install coffeescript globally with
npm install -g coffee-script.
Now your application is fully setup and ready to run with
You can discover the other commands by using
tower --help. You also have access to a console with
tower console. Look to the
Cakefile for more commands.
Read up on testing Tower.js apps.
If all else fails, see the Rails Guides, should be fairly close.