Author: Michal Szymanski
In the beginning, we have to prepare the environment.
I will lead you through every step. You will be surprised how easy it is.
Don't worry if it sounds mysterious for you. Everything will become clear when we start to code.
I. Node.js installation
Go to nodejs.org and download node.js
Launch the installation program and install it with all of the default settings (that means - click "next" until it gets installed :) ).
II. Git BASH installation
Git BASH provides a BASH emulation that is used to run Git from the command line.
Go to git-scm.com and depending on your operating system, download the correct version.
Launch the installation program and install it with all default settings (similar to node.js - just click "next" until it gets installed).
III. Live server installation
Live server is a small development server with live reload capability.
Launch Git BASH
In the command line type:
npm install -g live-server
and click "enter"
Installation can take a while so for the moment it may seem that nothing has happened.
After some time you should see the process has been concluded successfully.
IV. Test Template download
I've prepared a simple HTML mockup which we'll use for the purposes of this tutorial.
This is the easiest part. Just click on the button below and unzip the package.Download
Of course, if you prefer you can work directly on your production website. It's completely up to you.
V. BrandFlow account registration
BrandFlow is a tag manager which allows you to easily create automation algorithms.
It's child's play!
Go to BrandFlow.net/app/ and create a free account.
You can sign up by using your Google account or by regular email registration.
VI. Final check
Let's see if everything works as expected.
Right-click on the Test Template directory (that's the directory where you have unzipped the downloaded package from point IV earlier)
Choose " Git bash here"
Type " live-server"" and click enter.
If a new browser window has been opened and you can see a welcome message from our application - that means everything works fine. Well done!
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