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Setup a Mac/Linux development environment

You'll find below the instructions on how to setup a development environment for Gladys Assistant.


The server is a Node.js backend.

Install system dependencies

You'll need:

Clone Gladys Git repo

git clone gladys && cd gladys

Install NPM dependencies

cd server

As you probaly don't need to run every single integration when developing, we recommend you create a .env file in the server folder with the following content:


Then run:

npm install

Start the server

npm start

The server should be accessible at http://localhost:1443.


At the root of the git repo, do:

cd front

Install NPM dependencies

npm install

Start the frontend

npm start

The frontend should be accessible at http://localhost:1444.

Start server tests

Go to the server folder.

And run:

npm test

You can run the linter with:

npm run eslint

Start server tests only for one service

To run the tests just for one service, go to the server folder and run the command:

npm run test-service --service=tasmota