Start the application, Webpack, and our job runner Sidekiq by running:
(This just runs
foreman start -f Procfile.dev, for notes on how to install Foreman, please see Other Tools)
Then point your browser to http://localhost:3000/ to view the site.
If you run into issues while trying to run
bin/setup and the error message isn't helpful, try running
bin/rails s -p 3000. For example, you may need to
yarn install before starting the app.
If you're working on Forem regularly, you can use
alias start="bin/startup" to make this even easier. 😊
If you're using
pry for debugging in Rails, note that using
pry together works, but it's not as clean as
Here are some singleton commands you may need, usually in a separate instance/tab of your shell.
bin/rails server) -- this is mostly for notifications and emails:
bundle exec sidekiq
Current gotchas: potential environment issues with external services need to be worked out.