This Strange City
thisstrangecity is a template project that sets up a gradle environment
Gradle is a pretty cool build tool for implementing jvm based applications. Yeoman on the other hand is excellent framework for packaging and doing all sorts of sexy stuff for front end work.
curl -L get.yeoman.io | bash
This does a health check on your system to see if you have all required programs installed. Install anything it finds missing. It gives you instructions on how to do this.
Because we use angular on this project, you will need to install testacular
npm install testacular
Install all the required frameworks it recommends
Build & Run
Start catalina - catalina run
$ cd thisstrangecity $ gradle everything
This should spawn up an instance of the server or complain if any compilation or test failures.