Step 1: Create a new Phoenix app
Type this in the terminal:
mix phoenix.new test_app
The command’s output is a list of the files it creates, which will be fairly long. We’ll go into detail about what these files are later.
Then it will ask you to fetch and install dependencies, type
Y to do this. If there’s an error at this point, grab a volunteer to help you.
Change into the project directory:
Step 2: Get Dependencies
Type the following into your terminal:
Step 6: Install nm and node
npm install && node node_modules/brunch/bin/brunch build
Step 3: Create the database
Type this in a terminal:
Then, type this in a terminal:
If phoenix server starts up with no errors, you’re golden! It’ll look something like this:
[info] Running TestApp.Endpoint with Cowboy using http://localhost:4000 21 Aug 13:06:41 - info: compiled 6 files into 2 files, copied 3 in 958ms
In your browser, open localhost:4000. You should see a page Like this:
Ctrl c twice to stop the server
Go on to Running the Application Locally.
Go back to Adding a Persistence layer.