Shipyard uses node.js for it's utilty scripts, such as running tests and minifying your application for deployment. Head over to nodejs.org, and follow the installation instructions for your operating system.
Checkout Shipyard from GitHub into the directory of your choosing.
$ git checkout git://github.com/seanmonstar/Shipyard.git
cd into that directory, and use
npm link. This will add the
shipyard command to your
PATH, as well as download Shipyard's
$ cd ./Shipyard $ npm link
Finally, you should add to your NODE_PATH enivornment variable the
directory inside Shipyard. This allows testing and building of apps to
work as easily as possible. You may need to create the NODE_PATH
variable, if you don't have one yet.
To verify that Shipyard has been installed, type
shipyard into a
terminal. You should see the usage information for the
Excellent. Now you can proceed with the tutorial.