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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 4.


The server is a Node.js app.

Install system dependencies

You'll need:

  • Node.js 14
  • sqlite3
  • openssl
  • openzwave >= 1.6

On a Mac, to install open-zwave, run:

brew install open-zwave

(You need to have Homebrew installed)

Clone Gladys Git repo

git clone gladys && cd gladys

Install NPM dependencies

cd server
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

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