First Steps for new developers
Local Environment Setup
To work locally, developer need to follow these steps.
Step1: Download Webstorm and Checkout the code using your Github ID. You should create a Github ID with your hippoinnovations email id and share with server team so they can give you access to the repository
Step 2: Install mongodb and import the database dump of your trial store. For this ask the server team to create a copy of your trial store and share the database dump with you.
Step 3: Add a Node.js configuration in webstorm to start the application. Once your set up the webstorm http://yourstore-dev.storehippo.manu:3000/ will render from your code and connect to your local mongodb (You need to add an entry to /etc/hosts to point yourstore-dev.storehippo.manu to 127.0.0.01
Now you can make changes to the code and test it on your local store. You can also run the automated test cases against your local store.