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README.md

About Explorit

Created by: Stacie Taylor-Cima

Explorit is a Reddit Clone


Sign up for an Explorit account:

  • Access production site here: [Visit Explorit](obscure-thicket-93550.herokuapp.com)"
  • Create account using name, email, and password (Gravatar)
  • Create topics and posts
  • Comment and up-vote or down-vote posts
  • Favorite posts and recieve email notifications when there is new activity on the post (ActiveMailer)

Setup & Configuration

Languages and Frameworks:

  • Ruby on Rails and Bootstrap
  • Ruby version 2.2.1

Databases:

  • SQLite (Test, Development)
  • PostgreSQL (Production)

Development Tools and Gems include:

  • BCrypt for secure passwords
  • SendGrid for email confirmation
  • FactoryGirl for test suite success

To run Explorit locally:

  • Clone the repository
  • Run bundle install
  • Create and migrate the SQLite database with `rake db:create and rake db:migrate`
  • Start the server using rails server
  • Run the app on localhost:3000
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